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  • 27-March-2015

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    Switzerland should enact reforms that allow the competitive parts of the farm sector to flourish

    Switzerland should reduce trade barriers and limit the level of direct payments to farmers, as part of wider efforts to improve competitiveness of the agriculture sector, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 4-March-2015

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    OECD News: Agriculture #6

    March 2015 agriculture newsletter from the Trade and Agriculture Directorate (OECD) featuring the latest work on food security, antimicrobial use, and agricultural patents.

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  • 22-December-2014

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    Food Waste Along the Food Chain

    Reducing food losses and food waste is attracting growing public attention at the international, regional, and national levels, and is widely acknowledged to contribute to abating interlinked sustainability challenges such as food security, climate change, and water shortage.

  • 2-December-2014

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    OECD Global Forum on Agriculture 2014

    The Global Forum on Agriculture 2014 will be held in Paris, France on 2 December 2014.

  • 30-November-2014

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    OECD News: Agriculture #5

    September 2014 agriculture newsletter from the Trade and Agriculture Directorate (OECD) featuring the latest work on trade in raw materials, antimicrobial use, and green growth indicators.

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  • 23-October-2014

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    Post-Bali Agricultural and Trade Policy Options: Focus on China - Workshop

    This workshop, organised jointly by the Agricultural Trade Promotion Center of the Ministry of Agriculture (ATPC) of China and the OECD, will discuss the key policy issue of how to ensure that productivity growth in agriculture globally and, in particular, in China is sufficient to meet growing demand and that it is done sustainably.

  • 9-October-2014

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    AMIS Market Monitor - News

    Latest indications confirm the abundance of wheat supplies and improved production prospects for maize. The outlook for soybeans is equally positive. Although rice production prospects have been revised downward somewhat, availabilities remain ample. Against this background, international prices of AMIS crops generally weakened in September.

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  • 6-October-2014

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    The right kind of green growth

    The right kind of green growth is a blog post by Patrick love for OECD Insights that examines the organisation's latest preliminary assessment of green growth indicators in agriculture.

  • 4-September-2014

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    More action needed to move away from market-distorting farm support, says OECD

    Government support for agriculture in OECD countries remained on a downward trend in 2013, yet much of this support is still in a form that distorts markets, according to the OECD’s latest agricultural policy monitoring report.

  • 11-July-2014

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    OECD and FAO see lower farm prices; livestock and biofuels outpacing crop production

    The recent fall in prices of major crops is expected to continue over the next two years before stabilising at levels above the pre-2008 period, but markedly below recent peaks, according to the latest Agricultural Outlook produced by the OECD and FAO.

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