Slow Suicide: How Korean Farmers are Poisoning Themselves with Pesticides


A report on the 2003 survey on pesticide use in South Korea, which focuses on the hazards farmers are exposed to as a result of their direct contact with highly toxic chemicals. The findings of the survey remain an integral contribution to the international campaign against the marketing and use of pesticides, and provide a powerful case for adopting an ecologically-responsible system of agriculture.

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Title: Slow Suicide: How Korean Farmers are Poisoning Themselves with Pesticides
Authors: Jaiok Kim
Haekyung Park
Tags: highly hazardous pesticides
farmers
health
pesticide poisoning
Date: 1-Jun-2006
Publisher: PAN Asia Pacific
URI: http://library.ipamglobal.org/jspui/handle/ipamlibrary/881
Category Type: Articles
Appears in Sub-Collections:Environmental Pollution

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