Fiji report to the CSD 18/19 session: chemicals, mining, sustainable consumption, transport and waste management
Waste Management and Pollution Control
The implementation of a robust pesticide and chemical management system is critical particularly aspects relating to chemical Analysis Service and Licensing, Compliance and Monitoring and use of chemical for pesticide. To sustain agricultural production, the use of agriculture chemical for plant protection and pesticide use is inevitable to maintain increasing production. The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) through the Research Section has ensured that chemicals used are properly analysed through proper quality control process before approval is given for public use.