Use of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals

Another environmental pressure from the agricultural sector is the use of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals. According to the data from the Agricultural Household Survey for the years 2015-2019 conducted by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics, it results that in 2015 115,083.40 ha were treated with pesticides, to mark an increase of 3,967.53 ha of areas treated with pesticides in 2019, with a total of 119,050.93 (figure: Areas of agricultural land (ha) treated with pesticides).

For more details: Kosovo Environment 2020, Environmental Indicators Report: