Workshop to review draft pesticide legislation

Validation workshop to review the Draft Pesticides Legislation was conducted from 9 to 10 May at the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers Hall.

Asmara, 10 May 2019- Validation workshop to review the Draft Pesticides Legislation was conducted from 9 to 10 May at the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers Hall.

Mr. Tekleab Misgina, D. G. of Regulation and Supervision Service at the Ministry of Agriculture, indicated that the objective of the workshop was to review and enrich the legislation that was prepared 12 years ago in cooperation with concerned institutions.

The legislation will incorporate modality of importing pesticides, its environmental impact, documentation, legal measures on illegally pesticide entering the country as well as means of transporting and storage.

The participants conducted extensive discussion of the draft legislation.