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  • 23-May-2013


    Cross Country Analysis of Farm Economic Performance

    Large farm size, low age profile, high educational level and use of financial leverage are factors in high economic performance of farms, according to this analysis of data from nine OECD countries and regions. The analysis shows significant differences in farm economic performances within countries as well as across countries.

  • 3-mai-2013


    Du grain à moudre

    En Turquie, les petites exploitations mettent en péril la productivité agricole et procurent de maigres revenus aux travailleurs du secteur. Les politiques publiques ont amélioré la situation, mais beaucoup reste à faire.

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  • 29-avril-2013


    Le Kazakhstan pourrait renforcer son secteur agricole grâce à des investissements dans les infrastructures et dans l’innovation, selon l’OCDE

    Il serait nécessaire d’accroître les investissements dans les infrastructures de transport, la recherche agricole et les systèmes de sécurité alimentaire, afin d’aider le Kazakhstan à stimuler la compétitivité de son secteur agricole sur le long terme et à atteindre ses grands objectifs de diversification économique, selon un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE.

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  • 24-April-2013


    OECD/BIAC Workshop: Green Growth in the Agro-Food Chain: What Role for the Private Sector?

    What is the role of the private sector in greening the agro-food chain? This OECD/BIAC workshop will examine such issues as the role of new technologies in increasing productivity and reducing waste, as well as developing private-public partnerships.

  • 24-avril-2013

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    Renforcement des capacités dans le cadre du système de certification des semences de l'OCDE

    La présente brochure propose des lignes directrices complètes sur les activités de renforcement des capacités dans les pays candidats à l’adhésion aux Systèmes de semences de l’OCDE et dans les pays déjà membres.

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  • 17-avril-2013


    Résoudre la crise alimentaire

    Mettre un terme à la faim et à la malnutrition, et plus généralement garantir la sécurité alimentaire mondiale, constitue l’un des problèmes les plus insolubles de l’humanité. La malnutrition a globalement reculé, mais cette évolution s’est ralentie et les chiffres restent élevés en valeur absolue.

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  • 9-April-2013


    Podcast: Agricultural innovation - EuroChoices interview with Ken Ash, OECD Trade and Agriculture Director

    Demand for food and feed is increasing worldwide, and there is greater pressure on land, water and biodiversity. Agriculture policymakers face the challenge of increasing innovation, improving agricultural productivity growth and make more efficient use of available natural resources. In this interview for EuroChoices, OECD Trade and Agriculture Director Ken Ash explains the role that innovation will play in the future of food.

  • 27-March-2013


    Broccoli: International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables

    This international standard applies to broccoli of varieties (cultivars) grown from Brassica oleracea var.italica Plenck to be supplied fresh to the consumer, broccoli for industrial processing being excluded.

  • 19-February-2013

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    PCD in Focus: Non-Tariff Measures in Agri‑Food Trade: Improving Policy Coherence for Development

    Governments are increasingly called upon to respond to a variety of concerns raised by society in many areas such as the environment, animal welfare and food safety. And they are asked to do so in a coherent manner. To address any market imperfections, governments have a number of options available to intervene, including regulatory, subsidy or tax based measures.

  • 6-February-2013


    Estimating the Constraints to Agricultural Trade of Developing Countries

    Agricultural trade can be a powerful engine for economic growth, poverty reduction, and development. However, efforts by developing countries to expand their agricultural trade are often hampered by domestic supply-side constraints such as lack of trade-related infrastructure. This report looks at some of the most important of these constraints, and features case studies from Indonesia, Zambia and Mozambique.

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