Tag Agrochemicals


Alta Gracia: they denounce spraying near homes

After observing the presence of machines fumigating in fields near their homes, residents of the Tajamar Reserve District filed a complaint with the Judicial Unit of Alta Gracia. 2Below, we offer a google translate version of the original article…

A brake on agrochemicals

The federal judge of San Nicolás, Province of Buenos Aires, Carlos Villafuerte Ruzo, ordered "a restrictive and exclusion limit" of 1095 meters for ground spraying and 3000 meters for aerial spraying with pesticides, herbicides, insecticides,…

We launched the website "Emergencia Agroquímica"

We launched a participatory website where environmental conflicts related to the use of agrochemicals in the province of Córdoba are made known, as well as providing legal tools and the possibility of making visible the existence of other conflicts…

Entre Ríos: going to school without agrochemicals

The Justice of Entre Ríos annulled a decree of the governor that authorized the fumigations to one hundred meters of the rural schools. Macri questioned the ruling. “Below, we offer a google translate…
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The Inter-American Commission presents its annual report 2018

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) presented its Annual Report 2018 at the end of last month, in which it reports the work carried out throughout the year. This report constitutes the main instrument of accountability of the…
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We present a report on the human rights situation in Argentina before the IACHR

On October 30, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published a communiqué inviting civil society organizations and other interested social actors of the Organization of American States (OAS) to send information on the situation.…

Agrochemicals continue to affect the communities of Córdoba

During the month of October, we worked with the communities of Colonia Tirolesa and Falda del Carmen, two towns in Cordoba that for years suffer the consequences of the indiscriminate use of agrochemicals near populated areas. We accompany and…

Complaint for illegal environmental activities in Alta Gracia

In defense of the right to freely access water courses and the environment as a collective good, we made a complaint to the Environmental Police Directorate giving an account of the illegal activities developed in the Potrerillo de Larreta Country Club.

Supreme Court confirms Ituzaingó ruling: agrochemicals SI make us sick

The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation confirmed the conviction for environmental pollution caused by illegal spraying in Barrio Ituzaingó Anexo.

Help us Protect Communities Affected by Agrochemical Use

FUNDEPS has started a crowdsourcing campaign to assist local communities in Cordoba, Argentina, affected by the intensive use of Agrochemicals (pesticides and fertilizers). From June 12th to 30th, you can help us by donating through Global Giving.