This volume provides information on policy developments and related support to agriculture in OECD countries and selected partner economies, measured with the OECD Producer Support Estimate methodology. Countries covered represent about 80% of global value added in agriculture.
Expo Milano’s theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” provides a unique opportunity for the OECD to encourage dialogue in areas such as agricultural policy, food security & nutrition, and fisheries & aquaculture.
While overall producer support in the OECD area continues to slowly decline, differences in support levels across OECD countries remain large.
Agriculture is a major user of water. OECD indicators and analysis help governments formulate agriculture policies to use water resources more efficiently and reduce water pollution from agricultural systems.
This publication brings together the conclusions of a global dialogue between the fisheries and development policy communities on policy coherence in fisheries and aquaculture. It highlights policy priorities to maximise the contribution of the sector to economic development and food and nutritional security.
OECD is contributing actively to the Agricultural Market Information System called for by G20 agriculture ministers with the aim of addressing food price volatility through more timely, accurate and transparent information on global food markets.