Module 1. Background Concepts The world population is now over seven billion people, who all need to be properly fed. This rising population rightly expects to have nutritious food that is safe to eat, and not too costly. There are many organisms that can reduce the output of farming, and could cause catastrophic food shortages […]
The Responsible Pesticide Use course is designed to improve participants’ knowledge and skills related to using pesticides.
Module 2: Basic Approach to Responsible Use of Pesticides Module overview Welcome to Module 2. In the previous module we raised some risks that can be posed by pesticides and the FAO Code of Conduct that is designed to address these problems. In this second module we would like to give you an idea […]
Module 3: Promoting Responsible Use Among Farming Communities Module overview It is important to have a thorough understanding of responsible pesticide use and associated pest management practices. However, the value of this knowledge can be multiplied several fold if you also know how to effectively pass this information on to farmers and convince them to […]