The Minor Use Foundation has a series of three programs in residue work, training and education.
The Foundation’s residue work is a jointly established initiative with the IR-4 Project and the United States Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agriculture Service (USDA-FAS). See our Joint Residue Work page to learn more.
In Africa, the Foundation works closely with COLEAD, the Committee Linking Entrepreneurship-Agriculture-Development, and KEPHIS, Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service, on field trials in Ghana, Kenya, and Uganda. Learn more about our Africa Programs.
The Foundation is working closely with APAARI, the Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions, and regional agriculture departments and research organizations on several field trials in Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Learn more about our Asia Programs.
The Foundation is also working closely with IICA, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, and other partners on field trials in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, and Peru. We are working closely with IICA, USDA-FAS, the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF), and the University of Colombia in Bogotá to launch the Regional Center of Excellence and training program for residue trials and lab analysis. This program will focus on capacity development in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries. Learn more about our Latin America Programs.
You can quickly see the global reach of our Residue Program by taking a look at our Program Map – an interactive map of current field trials to generate data critical for establishing international Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs). You can also view current projects in table format.