AGP - International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management

The International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management  is the framework on pesticide management for all public and private entities engaged in, or associated with, production, regulation and management of pesticides.  The new Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management was approved by the FAO Conference in June 2013. The Code provides standards of conduct serves as a point of reference in relation to sound pesticide life cycle management practices, in particular for government authorities and the pesticide industry.

New International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management










More Reference links are here.

Managing pesticides in agriculture and public health - An overview of FAO and WHO guidelines and other resources


The Code of Conduct is supported by technical guidelines that are developed by the Panel of Experts on Pesticide Management.


Since 2007 highly hazardous pesticides are a special focus area for FAO in implementing the Code of Conduct.


Internationally, FAO is involved in the activities of the Strategic Approach to International Chemical Management (SAICM) and is a Participating Organization in the Inter-Organisation Proramme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC).


2018 FAO/WHO survey on “Global situation of pesticide management in agriculture and public health”.



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