The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), published the Best Practice Guidance to Identify Illegal Trade of Pesticides. This document, which includes 105 articles, seeks to provide guidance to regulatory authorities regarding best practices to identify and fight the illegal trade of pesticides through out their life cycle. Moreover, the guide raises awareness on the issue of illegal trade of pesticides, while alerting the member countries about the need to end this issue.
The OECD is an international organisation that develops and promotes strategies that improve the quality of life of its member countries. Along with the governments, it works to create international social, environmental, and economic standards. In Latin America, Chile, Mexico and Colombia are members.