Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015 | 02:50:09 AM

Pesticides are posing a serious threat to human health and the environment in Cambodia, says the Food and Agriculture Organisation. Pesticides such as mevinphos that are classified as extremely hazardous by the World Health Organisation are widely used by Cambodian farmers. Multinational pesticides companies disclaim responsibility for the adverse affects of their products in Cambodia since they have no formal operations in the country.

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