45 organizations take action as part of the 16th Week for Alternatives to Pesticides
The figures are stubborn and the target of 50% reduction in pesticides announced in 2008 during the first Ecophyto plan is far from having been reached! Moreover, no one can ignore the harmful consequences of the use of pesticides on a global and national scale for both the environment and health.
Organic farming is one of the solutions to the use of synthetic pesticides: health benefits, positive effects on biodiversity and the environment, but if this agricultural model is progressing in France, much remains to be done.
Source: generations.fr (Automatically translated from French)