Publications & Documents


  • 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 work.

  • 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.

  • 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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  • 7-May-2009

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    The role of agriculture and farm household diversification in the rural economy: evidence and initial policy implications

    The role of agriculture and farm households in the rural economy is changing and diverse. In most regions, the share of agriculture in GDP and employment is small and decreasing, but agriculture dominates land use.

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  • 6-May-2009

    English

    Joint OECD-FAO High-Level Meeting on Global Food Security, remarks by OECD Secretary-General

    The combined effect of the global credit crunch, falling international trade and investment flows, lower remittances and the effect of budgetary pressures in donor countries’ aid plans, are reversing the progress we had made in combating global poverty and are pushing more people into hunger, according to the OECD Secretary-General. Important emergency measures need to be taken to ensure that more people have access to food

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  • 7-April-2009

    English

    Ensuring food security for the world’s poor: Questions and Answers

    Investing in Food Security in a Global Economy brought together international experts to discuss a range of agricultural, development and trade policy issues. Key questions on how to ensure food security for the world’s poor both during the current crisis and over the

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  • 1-April-2009

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    Extensive Margins in Agriculture

    This paper examines whether the growth in agricultural trade of 69 countries between 1996 and 2006 has taken place at the intensive or the extensive margin.

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