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  • 27-April-2015

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    Policy reforms would support farm competitiveness and inclusive growth in Colombia

    Structural reforms and policies that support long-term competitiveness would ensure that Colombia’s agriculture sector contributes to more sustainable and inclusive growth, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 23-April-2015

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    Safety Assessment of Foods and Feeds Derived from Transgenic Crops, Volume 2

    Volume II of this series compiles the science-based consensus documents of the OECD Task Force for the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds from 2009 to 2014. They contain information for use during the regulatory assessment of food/feed products of modern biotechnology, i.e. developed from transgenic crops. Relevant information includes compositional considerations (nutrients, anti-nutrients, toxicants, allergens), use of the plant species as food/feed, key products and components suggested for analysis of new varieties for food use and for feed use, and other elements. These documents should be of value to applicants for commercial uses of novel foods and feeds, regulators and risk assessors in national authorities for their comparative approach, as well as the wider scientific community.

  • 21-April-2015

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    Green Growth in Fisheries and Aquaculture

    This report summarises the current situation in fisheries and aquaculture, observing that in many parts of the world these sectors are at risk and do not reach their full potential.

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  • 27-March-2015

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    OECD Review of Agricultural Policies: Switzerland 2015

    This report examines agricultural policies in Switzerland and makes recommendations concerning the role of regulations, reducing trade barriers and export subsidies, reducing direct payments to farmers and increasing incentives to produce high quality products at competitive prices, implementing regionally differentiated policies, and addressing sustainability of resources and animal welfare.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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