Partner 20: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations

Partner description

FAO is a United Nations agency that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. FAO’s goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide. FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity and the lives of rural populations. FAO’s Strategic Framework is aligned with the SDGs, geared towards tackling root causes and building a fairer society. Involved in the project is the Plant Production and Protection division of the FAO Agriculture and Consumer Protection department, and more specifically the team working on pesticide risk reduction.


Role in the project

FAO will mostly contribute to WP5, leading task 5.4 on global applicability of the the Global Health Risk Assessment Toolbox.

Involved personnel

Silhouet Ms. Grenier is a pesticide management specialist with international expertise on various aspects of the life-cycle of pesticides, including registration, MRLs, risk reduction, IPM, biological pesticides, obsolete pesticides, illegal trade, etc. She has > 20 years of experience in activities on pesticides, biocides, test guidelines and good laboratory practice (GLP), in particular at OECD. At FAO, she works at two levels: i) at the normative level with the development of guidelines and tools associated with the FAO/WHO International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management and ii) at the field level with the supervision of activities in West and Central Africa.
Silhouet Dr. Gu