Kakheti Region – After the Moldova campaign of 2006 Milieukontakt starts to repackage old stocks of pesticides in the Kakheti region of
Old stocks of pesticides are threatening public health and the environment in almost every former Soviet country. Most of the time these so called ‘obsolete pesticides’ are kept badly maintained hangars. Sometimes the local population has taken the hangars even apart. Thus leaving the heavily toxic pesticides lay around in the open air and consequently they are leaking into the underground water.
The Moldova and Georgia repackaging campaign have been organised within the framework of the project “Elimination of the acute risks of obsolete pesticides in