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Record number 363511
Title The Unspeakable Ban: The Translation of Global Pesticide Governance into Honduran National Regulation
Author(s) Jansen, K.
Source World Development 36 (2008)4. - ISSN 0305-750X - p. 575 - 589.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2007.04.017
Department(s) Technology and Agrarian Development
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Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2008
Abstract This study examines the transfer of regulatory models from the international to the national level, drawing on a case study of Honduras and its adoption of the International Code of Conduct on the Distribution and Use of Pesticides. A key question concerns why the banning of hazardous pesticides disappears from the national policy agenda in the transfer process. The paper argues that development interventions reinforce a way of framing pesticide risks which prioritizes the scientific assessment of pesticides as a product rather than examining the everyday context in which they are used.
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