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Overall support to farmers in OECD countries has been declining. In 2008, it was 21% of farmers’ gross receipts, down from 22% in 2007 and 26% in 2006. This is the lowest level since the mid-1980s.
The sources of risk in agriculture are numerous and diverse. Analysis on how these sources affect the development of agricultural policies, and therefore how to manage the risks inherent to this sector, must be global in nature.
Overall support to farmers in OECD countries has been declining. In 2008, it was 21% of farmers’ gross receipts, the lowest level since the mid-1980s. The decline has largely been due to a narrowing of the gap between domestic and world agricultural commodity prices.
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 trade in Inshell Hazelnuts.
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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.
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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.
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。
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.
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.