Ecological Agriculture and Marketing: This program's focus is mainly on community-based education for building awareness of pesticide risks, the popularization of ecological pesticide alternatives, the reduction of the agricultural chemical use, pushing for the development of ecological cultivation and breeding, fostering commercial links between villagers and urban consumers, and increasing villager income, so that rural economies and environments can be supported.
Raising Pesticide Risk Awareness and Pushing for Policy Advocacy：Raising pesticide risk awareness, advocating pesticide risk reduction, and promoting pesticide management are the goals of this program. Special attention is paid to highly hazardous pesticides. Our main activities cover community-based pesticide risk monitoring, training to improve people’s awareness and actions in regard to pesticide risks and risk reduction, and promoting the prohibition or restriction of highly hazardous pesticides at national and international levels by providing policy recommendations based on monitoring results.
Climate Change and Agriculture： Traditional Chinese agricultural knowledge and technology is based on the experience of generations of farmers who gained their knowledge by observing the weather and climate and learning from their own experiences. This yielded results like intercropping, water-saving irrigation systems, and the exhaustive utilization of straw. Agricultural methods like these, which utilize both the natural environment and local climate conditions are very valuable in the search for solutions to climate change's negative impact on agriculture.
Bio-Safety: This program works mainly through 6weidu.com's e-learning platform, and it contributes to improved public participation in influencing policy-planning and forming national legislation on bio-safety issues in China, such as GE crops and GM food management. It is also dedicated to raising awareness of the implementation of bio-safety legislation, so as to help people change their behavior in terms of paying attention to labels and making better purchasing decisions.
6weidu.com: This is a comprehensive website with environmental education resources covering topics like environmental health, biosafety, climate change, food safety, germplasms, Eco-Women, children's health, ecological technologies, etc. It provides a variety of authoritative domestic and overseas information, e-learning resources, and download links for popular science materials. 6weidu.com's main function environmental education, and it aims to increase green consumption by improving public awareness towards the environment, health risks, and solutions for both these issues. Using internet-based techniques, 6weidu hosts both online training and off-line activities involving topics such as environmental health, bio-safety, climate change, food safety, seeding conservation, women & children's development, and green practices. 6weidu also supports collaboration with and between institutions, government, NGOs, and companies that promote sustainable development.