OECD work and events related to Expo Milano 2015.
New OECD Insights blog exploring the relationship between international trade and agriculture.
The year 2015 is the International Year of Soils. It is also the year the UN Millennium Development Goals launched in 2000 expire, and are to be replaced by Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 17 goals and their 169 targets cover a vast range of issues, but care for the soil is the foundation of sustainability and is central to practically every SDG.
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Hauptaussagen zur Schweizer Agrarpolitikstudie der OECD in 2015.
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Revised OECD draft framework for analysing the role of governments in improving agriculture innovation
Recreational fishing is a popular pastime in many countries and understanding its impact is crucial to proper fisheries and stock management.
The right kind of green growth is a blog post by Patrick love for OECD Insights that examines the organisation's latest preliminary assessment of green growth indicators in agriculture.
Read the blog on Managing expectations in fisheries, the first in a series of posts that the OECD Fisheries division is publishing on the OECD Insights blog to make the concepts and policies of global fisheries policy more accessible.
In many areas today, there is no such thing as a “natural” landscape. Thousands of years of farming have selected and encouraged some species, marginalised or eliminated others. The land itself has been altered by ploughing, enclosure, herding and other human interventions. We may feel that we have tamed Nature. Reports like this new one from the OECD remind us of our ignorance and warn us about our arrogance.
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The March 2014 Market Monitor for the Agricultural Market Information System