Newsletter EC FAO project on (obsolete) pesticides in the Former Soviet Union

Posted on September 11, 2014.

Milieukontakt is a project NGO partner of FAO in the large scale project “Improved pesticides and chemicals management in the former Soviet Union” funded by FAO and the EC. Milieukontakt coordinates activities related to inventory of obsolete pesticides, to development of Environmental Management Plans needed for safeguarding of obsolete pesticides stocks, and to awareness raising […]

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Improved pesticides and chemicals management in the Former Soviet Union

Posted on March 14, 2014.

2014 Year of Action for EU FAO Partnership Project 2014 is set to be the busiest year yet for the EU and FAO partnership project “Improved pesticides and chemicals management in the Former Soviet Union”, of which Milieukontakt is one of the implementing partner organisations. The plans are now in place. The targets have been […]

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Pilot remediation of obsolete pesticides sites in Vietnam

Posted on April 20, 2012.

As many other developing countries, Vietnam is facing legacy problems with obsolete and POPs pesticides. In the case of Vietnam many of the former storages are emptied in a clean-up campaign and send for destruction to a modern cement kiln. But people have buried the stocks as well in the past because they did not […]

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Obsolete pesticides legacy problems in Mongolia remain unsolved

Posted on January 5, 2012.

Mongolia’s economy is booming. International investments for exploration of the extensive mineral deposits resulted in a growth rate of close to 20 percent in the fourth quarter of last year. But pesticides problems from the past  – when the country was a Soviet satellite – remain unsolved. A mission form Milieukontakt and the International HCH […]

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National Conference “Act Now”

Posted on October 28, 2010.

Milieukontakt International –local office Albania organized on 27th October 2010 National Conference as a closure of National Campaign – Act Now! Representatives from Central Government, Foreign bodies, civil society organizations, media, etc, participated in the meeting. Event was greeted by Mr. Fatmir Mediu, Minister of Environment, Forest and Water Administration, Mrs. Noeke Ruiter from Netherlands […]

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Russian rivers and lakes in search of an IWRM approaches

Posted on July 22, 2010.

In Pskov started the second round of the special IWRM summercourses. The course was attended by 21 representatives from 8 regions. The participants  have been working on IWRM methodologies, and direct strategy and action planning for an IWRM approach to deal with a wide range of problems and their opportunities of the waterbodies in their […]

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Obsolete Pesticides-a “Burning” Question

Posted on August 19, 2009.

Since 2005 a consortium of Milieukontakt International, the International HCH and Pesticides Association, engineering company Tauw BV and the Dutch NGO Natuur en Milieu (Nature and Environment) has been involved in the elimination of risks of obsolete pesticides in several countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.While working on the inventory and repacking of obsolete […]

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Tauw, Witteveen & Bos, International HCH & Pesticides Association and Milieukontakt write a technical study on the problems of obsolete pesticides for Tajikistan

Posted on August 18, 2009.

In May this year the consortium of Tauw, Witteveen & Bos, the International HCH & Pesticides Association, Milieukontakt and Green Cross – Switzerland was selected by the World Bank to implement the project: Obsolete Pesticides Technical Study in the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan. The project is financed by […]

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Gorski kotar Local Action Group presented to the public

Posted on February 2, 2009.

Project update “Sustainable Future for Rural Areas in Croatia” Project partners: Milieukontakt International, ODRAZ, PINS, HMRR, SMART, CCO, PREPARE Gorski kotar Local Action Group presented to the public Due to the specific features of the area of Gorski kotar that is not well-linked and weakly populated, it was not easy to find 26 persons gifted […]

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Project: 2005-2007 Obsolete pesticides MD, AM, GG

Posted on December 31, 2007.

2005-2007 Obsolete pesticides MD, KG, GG Elimination of acute risks of obsolete pesticides in Moldova, Kyrgyzstan and Georgia Aim: the elimination of acute risks of dissemination of obsolete pesticides, through storage and elimination of the pesticides.

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Project: 2007-2010 Montenegro

Posted on October 31, 2007.

2007-2010 Montenegro “Green Agenda” in Montenegro Aim: Global Scope: Montenegro, Western-Balkan programme Period: from 2007-02-09 till 2010-12-31 (58) Funder: Netherlands Government, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Partners: local and national NGOs Themes: ‘Green Agenda’: NGOs and local cooperation, public participation, addressing environmental issues, capacity building, network development, international partnership, public visibility   Partners: local and national […]

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Project: 2004-2008 Revival of the Kyrgyz environmental movement

Posted on October 1, 2006.

2004-2008 Revival of the Kyrgyz environmental movement Revival of the Kyrgyz environmental movement Aim: To develop long-term cooperation between Kyrgyz environmental NGOs Global Scope: Kyrgyzstan Period: from 2004-10-01 till 2008-10-01 (48) Funder: Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation (HIVOS) Partners: to be selected Themes: network development, public relations, financial and organizational management Revival of the Kyrgyz […]

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