This Review, undertaken in close co-operation with the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan and conducted within the framework of the OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme, assesses the performance of agriculture in Kazakhstan over the last two decades. It evaluates agricultural policy reforms in Kazakhstan and provides recommendations to address key challenges in the future. This analysis is based on the approach that agriculture policy should be evidence-based and designed to support productivity, competitiveness and sustainable development, while avoiding unnecessary distortions to production decisions and to trade. A special chapter of the Review highlights the constraints to farm incomes that exist beyond the farm gate and related policy issues.
Greater investment in transport infrastructure, agricultural research and food safety systems is needed to help Kazakhstan boost the long-term competitiveness of its farm sector and meet wider economic diversification objectives, according to a new OECD report.
Greater investment in transport infrastructure, agricultural research and food safety systems is needed to help Kazakhstan boost the long-term competitiveness of its farm sector and meet wider economic diversification objectives, according to this report.
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This handbook suggests the implementation of policies to enhance skills in the IT sector in Kazakhstan, starting with the establishment of a programme linking skills development with the development of business between local and international companies.
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This handbook addresses the main barriers to access to finance in Kazakhstan especially in he agribusiness sector, and suggests policy recommendations and implementation actions to overcome them.
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This policy handbook suggests a sectoral investment policy and promotion approach to be applied to agribusiness and then to be rolled-out to other sectors of Kazakhstan's economy.
Kazakhstan has joined the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes. As the 110th member of the Global Forum, it will participate in the peer review process which encourages all countries to adopt effective exchange of information in tax matters.
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The meetings of the Anti-corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia took place on 22-24 February 2012 at the OECD headquarters in Paris.
This Review assesses Kazakhstan's ability to comply with the principles of liberalisation, transparency and non-discrimination and to bring its investment policy closer to recognised international standards such as the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises.&l
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The meetings of the Anti-corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia will take place on 22-24 February 2012 at the OECD headquarters in Paris.