Publications & Documents


  • 10-June-2011

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    Price Volatility in Food and Agricultural Markets: Policy Responses

    Report to the G20, coordinated by the FAO and the OECD and undertaken in a collaborative manner by FAO, IFAD, IMF, OECD, UNCTAD,WFP, the World Bank, the WTO, IFPRI and the UN HLTF.

  • 7-June-2011

    English

    The food crisis: beyond agriculture

    Food prices are literally a matter of life and death, especially for the poorest of the poor, who already spend up to 80% or 90% of their income on food. Unfortunately, our medium term projections for global supply, demand and prices of agricultural commodities show that most prices look likely to trend significantly higher in the coming decade.

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  • 7-June-2011

    English

    The food crisis: beyond agriculture

    Food prices are literally a matter of life and death, especially for the poorest of the poor, who already spend up to 80% or 90% of their income on food. Unfortunately, our medium term projections for global supply, demand and prices of agricultural commodities show that most prices look likely to trend significantly higher in the coming decade.

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  • 1-June-2011

    English

    Changing Patterns of Trade in Processed Agricultural Products

    Trade in processed agricultural products, such as chocolates, steaks or wines, has increased between emerging economies, as have exports from emerging to high-income countries. However, trade in these products is still dominated by high-income countries.

  • 11-May-2011

    English

    Distribution of Support and Income in Agriculture

    More efficient and equitable agricultural policies will require better targeting of income support and, in turn, better information on the income and wealth situation of the agricultural population, according to this study of Canada, the United States and the European Union.

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  • 6-May-2011

    English

    Long Term Trends in Agricultural Policy Impacts

    A focus on reducing market price support is the key to effective agricultural policy reform, says this study of farm reforms in the United States, European Union, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico and Switzerland.

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  • 4-May-2011

    English

    Regional Trade Agreements - Treatment of Agriculture

    South-South and Latin American regional trade agreements (RTAs) have progressed most in eliminating agricultural trade tariffs. However, the dairy, meat, sugar and cereal sectors are still often protected by exemptions such as tariff rate quotas (TRQs).

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  • 3-mai-2011

    Français, , 2,956kb

    Des politiques meilleures pour une vie meilleure : la mission de l’OCDE depuis 50 ans

    Le 50e anniversaire de l'OCDE offre l’opportunité de réaffirmer les buts et l’objet de notre Organisation : aider les gouvernements de nos pays membres et partenaires à concevoir et mettre en œuvre des politiques meilleures pour une vie meilleure.

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  • 15-mars-2011

    Français

    Évaluation des réformes de la politique agricole aux États-Unis

    Les États-Unis sont l’un des plus importants producteurs de produits agricoles du monde. Ils disposent d’un très vaste marché intérieur et sont le premier exportateur mondial de produits agricoles. En effet, la part de la production qui est exportée est plus de deux fois plus élevée dans l’agriculture que dans n’importe quel autre secteur aux États-Unis et l’excédent commercial agricole est un important stimulant pour l’économie du

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  • 28-February-2011

    English

    Evaluation of Agricultural Policy Reforms in the United States

    U.S. agricultural policy reform should continue its recent shift towards less distortion of production and trade, notably with market-based approaches for support programmes and agricultural risk management, according to this study of reforms since 1985.

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