Every year, pesticides lead to approximately 11.000 deaths among farmers and field workers. Furthermore, there are an estimated number of 385 million cases of acute pesticide poisonings. Symptoms are (among others): skin irritation, nausea, headache, vomiting, diarrhea or loss of consciousness. Pesticide poisonings thus affect 44% of the world´s population working in agriculture, most of them in the Global South. Recent studies also identify the exposure to certain pesticides as a cause for non-communicable diseases like Parkinson´s disease.