Impact On Pesticide Retailer
In total 24 pesticide retailers were trained and after the training, change in knowledge regarding the pesticide use and its proper application increased by 27%. They started to recommend the use of traps, safe label pesticides to the farmers. Retailers themselves started to use mask and gloves while staying in retailer shop.
Change in knowledge of Retailers
Mrs. Tara Bartaula and Mr. Hari P Bartaula run a Agro-vet outlet in Bhandara, Rapti municipality. Over the past decade, they have been running agro-vet and used to keep agro pesticides and vet medicines together in the same corner. Of them, Mrs. Tara had received three days IPM training on the pesticide minimization retail selling and since then she used to keep the two commodities in two separate corners.