According to the OECD Secretary-General, the current international food crisis is a global challenge and agricultural commodity prices should remain high and grow more volatile in the next decade.
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A new issue of the OECD Biotechnology Update has been published. This newsletter provides up-to-date information on the diverse activities at OECD related to biotechnology.
Climate change poses a serious challenge to social and economic development. Efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions need to move hand in hand with policies and incentives to adapt to the impacts of climate change. How much adaptation might cost ...
The third meeting of the OECD DAC/EPOC Water Task Team took place on 10-11 April 2008.
Following a decision of OECD Development and Environment Ministers to work jointly on ensuring access to water supply and sanitation, a Task Team of experts from OECD governments was established on 22 March 2007.
In his speech delivered at the G8 Environment Ministers Meeting 2008, Angel Gurría discussed how promoting resource productivity and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) can protect the environment while sustaining growth and prosperity.
The Annex I Expert Group Seminar with non-Annex I co
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This report is one of the products of the OECD programme on environmental indicators. These indicators give a broad overview of environmental issues in OECD countries and are updated every year.
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The objective of the Framework is to encourage policy-makers to ask appropriate questions about their environment-related policies and institutions (including the integration of environmental concerns in other policy fields), as a way of moving toward more effective and efficient (i.e. integrated) outcomes over time.