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Argentina awaits ruling on crop pesticides
Communities vulnerable to pesticide exposure have rallied against the use of agrochemicals near their homes.
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2012 12:36

Campaigners in Argentina are waiting for an important ruling on the use of chemical sprays by soya bean producers.

Activists from some poor communities have rallied for a decade in the belief that the pesticides are affecting their health.

The Latin American nation is the world’s third-largest soybean exporter and its economy is highly dependent on it.

Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo has more from Cordoba, Argentina.

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