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One in five of the world's population live in extreme poverty, with a per capita income of less than a dollar a day.
OECD analysis has provided ample evidence of the shortcomings that plague many current farm policies. This report takes the next step and suggests where to go from here. It shows that countries can reap the gains of market-orientation and open tr...
The Expert Meeting, held in Rome (March 2003), sought to develop soil erosion and soil biodiversity indicators for policy purposes. The discussion papers will be made publicly available following the meeting. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Statistics on fisheries for the years 1995 to 2001 regarding landings, aquaculture, employment, fishing fleet are available for most OECD countries, free of charge, as xls files.
Analysis in this tenth edition of Agricultural Policies in Transition Economies: Trends in Policies and Support demonstrates that the transition has brought about a notable overall reduction in the policy distortions in the agricultural sectors of the countries covered.
List of OECD Centres abroad
English, , 160kb
Report on initiatives in business environmental management (BEM) in agriculture, in particular the incentives and constraints that farmers face.
English, , 155kb
Report by Dr Floor Brouwer, LEI, The Netherlands, on approaches and methodologies used in studies of the effects of agricultural policies on the environment.
In addition to the rules and directions of the OECD Seed Schemes being obligatory for the certification process, the representatives of participating countries have developed "Guidelines" which provides information and propose practical methods t...
Italian, , 78kb
The OECD Council at Ministerial level met on 15-16 May 2002, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt of Belgium, assisted by the vice-chairs from Spain, Mr. Rodrigo de Rato y Figaredo, Vice-President of the Government and Ministe...