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In most OECD countries, farm household incomes figure prominently among the wide and growing range of concerns described as motivating policy interventions in agriculture.
This conference provided an overview of the recent changes in economic structure and behaviour of the food economy and its implications for the policy debate in this area.
The Workshop on Organic Agriculture, hosted by the United States Department of Agriculture, was held in Washington D.C on 23-26 September 2002. All the papers and presentations made at the Workshop are now available on this site.
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.
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Report on initiatives in business environmental management (BEM) in agriculture, in particular the incentives and constraints that farmers face.