Cameroon – Assessment and Cleanup of Contaminated Sites

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Key pollutant
Pesticides
Date started
May 2016
Cost of project
52,484
Funders
FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization)
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Phase I involves an assessment of 6-12 pesticide-contaminated sites and training of local MOE officials, which took place at the end of May 2016. A report on prioritization and detailed site assessments will be produced.  Remediation plans will occur in Phase II.

UPDATE: Phase I was successfully completed, with 12 sites undergoing assessment. The project steering committee is choosing 2 of the assessed sites for detailed examination and site remediation.

From the Pollution Blog: In Cameroon: Hunting For Toxic Killers