World food price volatility, growing populations, higher purchasing power among more people, with more arable land but water and food stocks in decline: no wonder food is often dubbed the “new oil”.
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Annex VIII to the decision OECD Scheme for the varietal certification of cereal seed - Rules and Regulations 2017
Together countries and organisations can support efforts to fight fisheries related crimes by sharing good practices, collaborating on projects and promoting effective inter-agency co-operation at national, regional and international level.
The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include a significant number of interconnected objectives related to agriculture and food.
OECD Observer article by US Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack and French Minister of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry Stephane Le Foll, Co-Chairs of the 2016 OECD Agriculture Ministerial Meeting.
“If He holds back the waters, there is drought; if He lets them loose, they devastate the land”. To be fair, that was in the days before governments played “a key role in developing targeted policy responses to market failures that impede the mitigation and allocation of drought and flood risks”, as the OECD report on Mitigating Droughts and Floods in Agriculture puts it.
OECD analysis shows that average levels of support to agricultural producers in OECD countries and in emerging economies are converging
OECD work and events related to Expo Milano 2015.
New OECD Insights blog exploring the relationship between international trade and agriculture.
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Analysing the role of governments to improve agriculture innovation