Commission on Ecosystem Management

Systemic Pesticides

The Task Force on Systemic Pesticides (TFSP) carries out comprehensive, objective, scientific reviews and assessments of the impact of systemic pesticides on biodiversity and makes recommendations based on these reviews.
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Task Force Lead: Dr. Maarten Bijleveld

CEM Focal Point: Angela Andrade

Priorities 2017-2020:

  • Continue its role in keeping an eye on the entire neonics scene.
  • Follow-up on the various symposia organized so far.
  • Further develop existing alternatives, and research aspects of human health.
  • Develop new workshops: LA 2018

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Task forces are not open to all members, but by invitation only.


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