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HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT INFORMATION NETWORK (HEIN)

The Health and Environment Information Network (HEIN), is an Information and Action Network for sound environmental management and sustainable development and in particular the sound management of hazardous chemicals and pesticides including the Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and Mercury.
HEIN seeks to join a world-scale coalition of volunteers, organizations of civil society, research institutes, International Agencies, universities, etc., acting for the adoption of Best Environmental practices in providing food and shelter to a rapidly growing population without compromising the need for a healthy environment for future generations.


Date of Establishment:

02-Mar, 2011

Purpose of Organization:

To carry out a better environmental management and sustainable development in particular on the management of hazardous chemical s and pesticides as well as to join force with world class volunteers in carrying out environmental practices without compromising the healthy environment for the future generations.

GEF/SGP involvement:

Oct, 2014 – Oct.2015
Survey of local markets for vegetable contamination and the screening of best available techniques (BATs) to reduce reliance on Pesticides, particularly the use of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in vegetable production.

Experience:

•        We Initiated and coordinated Waste Management Initiatives leading to the cleaning up of and the restoration of the mangroves at TAMBI WETLAND in the Kanifing Municipality.
•        We are presently leading the process of developing the GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY Expedited Enabling Activity “ Review and Update of the National Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in The Gambia”
•        The chairman has been for eight years a member of the Bamako- based Sahelian Pesticides Registration Committee
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Gambia

Contact Details
Street Address:
Bokoteh
City/Town:
Bakoteh
Country:
Gambia
Telephone No.:
220 9911095
Fax Phone:
220 7024456
Email:
cantehmbs@gmail.com
Organization founded:
Mar-02-2011

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Climate Change - Agriculture/Forestry
  • Land Degradation
  • Ozone Layer Depletion
  • Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • National

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Mr. Momodou B.S. Canteh Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Director
    Email:
    cantehmbsgmail.com

    Contact Person
    Name:
    Mr. SAJA KONATEH Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Secretary
    Email:
    alikonatehyahoo.com


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