FAO sustainable crop production

The FAO part of the Rotterdam Convention Secretariat is embedded in the Plant Production and Protection Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Like this, the work on pesticides under the Convention benefits from the cooperation with other FAO teams, for example with the pest and pesticide management team. In order to reduce the risk pesticides pose to consumers and the environment, specific tools to assess and register pesticides are developed and assistance to build national capacity on pesticide management and basic obligations under the Rotterdam Convention is provided.

Read more on sustainable crop production and its areas of activity.