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This publication provides an introduction for the layman to crop breeding practices and to the wealth of centuries-long knowledge and experience on which today's agriculture depends.
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Following the publication of "Recombinant DNA Safety Considerations" and "Good Developmental Principles for Small-scale Field Research",the OECD Group of National Experts on Safety in Biotechnology further developed safety principles.
This report examines both approaches and discusses the tax and environmental policy issues raised by environmental taxes, (such as the desirability or non-desirability to earnmark to enviornmental programmes the proceeds of these taxes) and how tax and environmental policies can...
ENV Monograph No.62 Reduction and recycling of packaging waste. Also available in French.
Recommends that, to help achieve the goals of ecologically sustainable development and integrated resource management, strategic planning and integrated management of coastal zones should be developed, and implemented by Member countries.
Environmental Issues, Waste Paper
Recommends that Member countries make: i) a greater and more consistent use of economic instruments as a complement or a substitute to other policy instruments such as regulations, taking into account national socio-economic conditions.
Decides that, for wastes not to be subjected to recovery operations, member countries shall consistent with environmentally sound and efficient management practices insofar as possible dispose in their own territory the wastes produced therein.
Recommends that Member countries, taking into account the objectives defined in the preamble of this document: intensify their efforts by various means, including through strengthening institutions and financial arrangements.
Recommends that Member countries practice integrated pollution prevention and control, taking into account the effects of activities and substances on the environment as a whole and the whole commercial and environmental life cycles of substances.