Plaguicidas, impacto en salud y medio ambiente en sinaloa (méxico): implicaciones y retos en gobernanza ambiental

Carmen Martínez Valenzuela, Guadalupe Romano Casas, Aldo Alan Cuadras Berrelleza, Luis Daniel Ortega Martínez
The use of pesticides in the Sinaloa agricultural sector is one of the most common practices in the primary activity of the region. Exposure to these represents a definitive factor, both for environmental health and for society - in this case, that of rural day laborers, mainly. The present work aims to highlight the implications it has on public health and the environment, the inefficiency in the ways of environmentally governing a sector as important as the agricultural sector, for Mexican
more » ... tor, for Mexican society, not only for its contribution to food , but to the economy. For this, a mixed methodology was used: documentary information, interviews, as well as the taking of biological samples, analyzed by various methods. It is observed that exposure to pesticides in agricultural day laborers detonates considerable genotoxic and environmental damage, for which reason it is established that environmental governance and public policies have not been applied properly, generating an incongruent activity and behavior, for the needs of society and the environment, by the actors involved.
doi:10.25965/trahs.1615 fatcat:b37hiwfcmbbghns52m7ai2b2wi