Publications & Documents


  • 2-July-2009

    English

    Inshell Hazelnuts

    This publication provides comments and illustrations of standards in force regarding the classification, presentation and marking of inshell hazelnuts in international trade under the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables set up by OECD in 1962. It is a valuable tool for both the Inspection Authorities and professional bodies responsible for the application of standards or interested in

  • 1-July-2009

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    Impact of Animal Disease Outbreaks and Alternative Control Practices on Agricultural Markets and Trade: The case of FMD

    Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is one of the most contagious animal diseases. This paper describes different options for policy intervention in the case of an FMD epidemic. It also gives an overview of the history of FMD in OECD and selected non-OECD countries, including policy measures taken.

  • 1-July-2009

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    Development Dimensions of High Food Prices

    Many developing countries took measures in the face of high international agricultural commodity prices from 2006 to 2008, while an international response focused on emergency relief and renewed investment in agricultural development. This paper examines these two approaches.

  • 17-June-2009

    Japanese

    農業部門のグローバル危機に対する耐性は他部門よりも強い

    食料が生活必需品であることから、農業部門はグローバルな経済危機に対し他の産業よりも強い耐性を示しています。しかし、OECDと国連食糧農業機関(FAO)の新報告書『 Agricultural Outlook 2009-2018』によれば、今後景気低迷がさらに深刻化すればリスク上昇の可能性があります。

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  • 17-June-2009

    English

    Agriculture more resilient to global crisis than other sectors, says OECD and FAO

    Because food is a basic necessity, the agriculture sector is showing more resilience to the global economic crisis than other industries, according to a new report by the OECD and UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation.

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  • 5-June-2009

    English

    Evaluation of Agricultural Policy Reforms in Japan

    The report looks at the evolution of Japanese agricultural policy over the last several decades, but maintains its analytical focus on policies currently in place. In addition to reporting a wide variety of statistics, much of which were provided by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), use was made of the OECD PSE/CSE database and the OECD Policy Evaluation Model (PEM) for some of the analytical

  • 19-May-2009

    Japanese

    さらなる競争が日本の農業の将来的な発展の鍵である

    競争力を高めることは農業の将来的な発展に必要不可欠であるとOECDレポートでは記している。近年のより効率的な生産者に支持を重点化しようとする取組みは、農業の競争力向上に寄与するものの、農業が競争から守られている限り、その効果は限定的なものになるであろう。

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  • 19-May-2009

    English

    More competition key to future prosperity of Japan’s farm sector, says OECD report

    Improving competitiveness is essential to the future prosperity of Japan’s agricultural sector, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 19-May-2009

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    Evaluation of Agricultural Policy in Reforms in Japan

    This report is an analysis of the Japanese agricultural sector and Japanese agricultural policy, looking at the evolution of Japanese agricultural policy over the last several decades.

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  • 15-May-2009

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    Trade impacts of selected regional trade agreements in agriculture

    This paper provides an in-depth examination of the trade effects of three regional trade agreements (RTAs) in the agricultural sector: the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA), the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the Southern Cone Common Market (MERCOSUR).

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