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The value of fishery resources lies in its ability to support public goals and objectives. If the fishery is expected to support economic, social and environmental objectives, it is important for fishery managers to recognise the primacy of these goals even if stock management remains their principle task. This handbook discusses the role of objectives and how to carry out an effective policy design and implementation process.
This second newsletter provides analysis and data from the OECD that is relevant to
analysts and policy makers.
This report provides a framework to understand the changing relationships between urban and rural areas. Specifically, it documents the characteristics of these partnerships and the factors that can hinder as well as enable rural-urban co-operation.
As the demand for food increases, agriculture will continue to attract investment and new actors may be confronted with ethical dilemmas and find it difficult to implement responsible business conduct in their practices. In this context the OECD and the FAO are working together to develop a practical guidance to help investors identify and avoid infringing widely-supported principles of responsible business conduct in the sector.
The aim of this seminar was to build institutional capacities and transfer methodologies to the Ukrainian policy makers on areas which could improve the country’s agricultural competitiveness and sustain Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), building on the OECD know-how and reflecting on the Trento experience.
LEED Trento Centre (Italy)
The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) collects aid flow data at activity level based on a standard methodology and agreed definitions. Aid to agriculture includes Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Rural Development.
This paper examines the heavily supported Swiss food and agriculture sector. It reviews some of the
key features and trends in the sector and reveals its low relative labour productivity in international comparison.
The Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation report covers OECD member countries and is a unique source of up-to-date estimates of support to agriculture in the OECD area.
The OECD Insights blog discusses the new report on 'Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation 2013: OECD Countries and Emerging Economies'.
Government support for agriculture in the world’s leading farming nations rose during 2012, bucking a long-term downward trend and reversing historic lows recorded in 2011, according to the latest version of an annual OECD report.