Publications & Documents


  • 1-January-2009

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    New Avenues of Value Creation in the Agro-Food Sector

    New value creation strategies are being prepared by stakeholders in the agro-food sector, in an uncertain and competitive context of globalisation and the evolving expectations of consumers and society. This paper suggests some avenues to explore as new sources of value creation in the sector.

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  • 1-January-2009

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    Policy Initiatives Concerning Diet, Health and Nutrition

    This paper looks at initiatives and collaborative efforts by food and agriculture ministries in promoting healthy diets and improved nutrition, to permit an exchange of policy experiences.

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  • 1-December-2008

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    Global Change in African Fish Trade: Engine of Development or Threat to Local Food Security?

    Trade in fish does not lead to a decline in food security and availability of fish for the population of developing countries, according to this study of industrial and small-scale fisheries in the economy of Sub-Sahara Africa.

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  • 20-October-2008

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    Multilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products - Fifth Edition

    The Multilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products is a world standard guide to the names of fish and fish products traded internationally. This fifth edition comprises 1187 items, with descriptions in English and French and the equivalents for the main headings in 18 other languages: Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish. Indexes are provided for each language, including an index of scientific names for species of fish, shellfish, etc.

  • 10-October-2008

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    Cucumbers

    This set of standards is published within the framework of the activities of the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables set up by OECD in 1962. It comprises comments and illustrations to facilitate the common interpretation of standards in force and is therefore a valuable tool for both the Inspection Authorities and professional bodies responsible for the application of standards or interested in the international trade in these products.

  • 22-August-2008

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    Biofuel Support Policies: An Economic Assessment

    High levels of policy support for biofuel contributes little to reduced greenhouse-gas emissions and other policy objectives, while it adds to a range of factors that raise international prices for food commodities.

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  • 22-July-2008

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    Agricultural Progress in Cameroon, Ghana and Mali: Why it Happened and How to Sustain it

    This study finds that agricultural progress in Cameroon, Ghana and Mali defies the often grim assessments of agriculture in the Sub-Saharan region.

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  • 22-July-2008

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    Agricultural Progress in Cameroon, Ghana and Mali: Why it Happened and How to Sustain it

    This study finds that agricultural progress in Cameroon, Ghana and Mali defies the often grim assessments of agriculture in the Sub-Saharan region.

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  • 15-July-2008

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    Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries: At a Glance 2008

    In 2007, support to farmers in OECD countries from agricultural policies accounted for 23% of the farmers’ gross receipts, down from 26% in 2006 and 28% in 2005. With prices for major agricultural commodities rising steeply on international markets, partly owing to high oil prices

  • 16-June-2008

    English, , 41kb

    Swedish websites on agri-environmental issues

    Links to sites from Sweden on agri-environmental issues

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