FAO/WHO Pesticide Management Meetings: Oct. 6-9
The Third Food and Agriculture Organization/World Health Organization Joint Meeting on Pesticide Management and the 5th Session of the FAO Panel of Experts on Pesticide Management will take place Oct. 6-9 at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy. According to FAO, "this joint meeting will develop further guidance and mechanisms in support of the implementation of the provisions of the International Code of Conduct on the Distribution and Use of Pesticides (Code of Conduct). This may include the development of policies, strategies and guidance in support of the Code of Conduct, and the judicious use of pesticides for agricultural and/or public health purposes." For more information, go to: www.fao.org/fileadmin/templates/agphome/documents/Pests_Pesticides/PMU/PMUpdate11.pdf.