Pesticide Risk Reduction

Pesticide Risk Reduction 
FAO’s integrated approach

Regulatory control:
Strengthen regulatory control of  the importation, distribution and use of pesticides

For further information see:
- FAO(2010) Guidance on Pest and Pesticide Management Policy Development

- FAO/WHO Guidance on Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs)

Farmer education:
Promotion of IPM to -
  • eliminate pesticide overuse,
  • reduce reliance on pesticides,
  • end use of WHO Class I pesticides

For more information on Empowering Farmers to Reduce Pesticide Risks:

http://www.vegetableipmasia.org/docs/Empowering%20
Farmers%20To%20Reduce%20Pesticide%20Risks%2028Oct.pdf


More detailed information about the FAO Regional Pesticide Risk Reduction Programme is available on:
https://www.kemi.se/global/broschyrer/towards-a-non-toxic-south-east-asia.pdf

PESTICIDE RISK REDUCTION IN ASIA (FAO-TF-GCP/RAS/229/SWE: 2007-2018): RESULTS and LASTING IMPACT