Somaliland (Ahava Valley) – Obsolete Pesticides Site
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The goals of the project are to update and characterize pesticide contamination (aldrin, dieldrin, lindane, and malathion) at the Ahaya Valley DLCO Site (using both field analytical methods (semi-quantitative) and laboratory analysis of samples); Evaluate possible remedial actions for the site, considering technical feasibility, effectiveness, cost, time and logistical considerations; Make recommendations on remedial actions; and Develop plans, designs and specifications for the recommended remedial actions.
Current project activities include:
- Collect, analyze and assess environmental data for pesticides
- Review existing regulations related to contamination, conduct feasibility studies, and prepare recommendations
- Consult with government and stakeholders.