Global food commodity prices are projected to remain low over the next decade compared to previous peaks, as demand growth in a number of emerging economies is expected to slow down and biofuel policies have a diminished impact on markets, according to the latest 10-year agricultural outlook published today by the OECD and FAO.
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Bekämpfung der Steuerkriminalität und anderer Straftaten im Fischereisektor 13 Oktober 2016
Countries should continue shifting farm policy away from direct support for the market price of agricultural products toward programmes that promote sustainable productivity growth and improve resilience to climate change and market-related shocks, according to a new report from the OECD.
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For many years there have been concerns that some forms of support may complicate sustainable fisheries resources management by promoting overcapacity and overfishing. This paper reports on supports to the fisheries sector and proposes classifying these according to their degree of impact.
World food price volatility, growing populations, higher purchasing power among more people, with more arable land but water and food stocks in decline: no wonder food is often dubbed the “new oil”.