Pesticide management and child labour prevention
Who’s behind it? – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO (2020)
How can it help? – Children are exposed to pesticides through their work or involvement in agricultural activities, which can harm their health and development. This course explains how children are exposed, why children are more vulnerable than adults to exposure and the negative impacts.
Moreover, it identifies specific actions related to pesticide management that can take child laborr into account and reduce children’s exposure to pesticides. It aims to build specific skills, depending on work-related responsibilities and tasks, by providing concrete ideas and guidance that can be applied in real life situations.