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Plant Production and Protection

Title Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Specifications (JMPS)
Code AGP-717
Sessions and documents

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Legal Framework
Article of Constitution

Article VI.2

Category Cat. 3

The primary function of the JMPS is to produce recommendations to FAO and/or WHO on the adoption, extension, modification or withdrawal of specifications.


The Joint Meeting on Pesticide Specifications (JMPS) is composed of scientists collectively possessing expert knowledge of the development of specifications. The JMPS is a statutory body of FAO whose Panel Members are appointed by the Director-General. Experts appointed by WHO are drawn from the WHO Panel of Experts on Vector Biology and Control, together with a representative of the WHO/PCS.

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Current term of office 2012-2015
Languages English
Frequency of Sessions One session per year
Division Plant Production and Protection Division (AGP)
Contact information/email

[email protected] or [email protected]

Web site

Information available on the following web sites:

First Session June 2002