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  • 5-April-2016

    English

    Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms in the Environment, Volume 5 - OECD Consensus Documents

    This series represents a compilation of the biosafety consensus documents developed by the OECD Working Group on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology over the periods 2011-12 (Volume 5) and 2013-15 (Volume 6). Volumes 5 and 6 describe the biology, centres of origin, genetics, hybridisation, production and use, and ecology elements of several crops (sugarcane, cassava, sorghum, common bean, cucurbits) and trees (eucalyptus species). They also provide considerations on pathogenicity factors in assessing the potential adverse health effects of bacteria, and the low level presence of transgenic plants in seed and grain commodities.
    The consensus documents contain information for use during the regulatory assessment of products of modern biotechnology, i.e. transgenic organisms (plants, animals, micro-organisms), when intended for release in the environment. As such, it should be of value to applicants for use of genetically-engineered organisms in agriculture mainly, to regulators and risk assessors in national authorities for their biosafety assessments, as well as the wider scientific community. More information on this OECD programme is found at BioTrack online (www.oecd.org/biotrack).

     

  • 5-April-2016

    English

    Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms in the Environment, Volume 6 - OECD Consensus Documents

    This series represents a compilation of the biosafety consensus documents developed by the OECD Working Group on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology over the periods 2011-12 (Volume 5) and 2013-15 (Volume 6). Volumes 5 and 6 describe the biology, centres of origin, genetics, hybridisation, production and use, and ecology elements of several crops (sugarcane, cassava, sorghum, common bean, cucurbits) and trees (eucalyptus species). They also provide considerations on pathogenicity factors in assessing the potential adverse health effects of bacteria, and the low level presence of transgenic plants in seed and grain commodities.
    The consensus documents contain information for use during the regulatory assessment of products of modern biotechnology, i.e. transgenic organisms (plants, animals, micro-organisms), when intended for release in the environment. As such, it should be of value to applicants for use of genetically-engineered organisms in agriculture mainly, to regulators and risk assessors in national authorities for their biosafety assessments, as well as the wider scientific community. More information on this OECD programme is found at BioTrack online (www.oecd.org/biotrack).
     

  • 11-March-2016

    English

    Launch of the OECD-FAO Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains

    11 March, Paris, France: This high-level launch event included a panel discussion that addressed the potential impacts of companies operating in agricultural supply chains on human, labour and tenure rights.

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  • 17-February-2016

    English

    Floods, droughts and doubts - Insights Blog

    “If He holds back the waters, there is drought; if He lets them loose, they devastate the land”. To be fair, that was in the days before governments played “a key role in developing targeted policy responses to market failures that impede the mitigation and allocation of drought and flood risks”, as the OECD report on Mitigating Droughts and Floods in Agriculture puts it.

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  • 16-février-2016

    Français

    Examen de l'OCDE des pêcheries : Statistiques nationales 2015

    Cette publication contient des statistiques sur les pêcheries dans les pays de l'OCDE (à l'exception de l'Autriche) et dans quelques économies non-membres (Argentine, République populaire de Chine, Colombie, Indonésie, Lettonie, Lituanie, Pérou, Fédération de Russie, Afrique du Sud, Taipei chinois, Thaïlande) de 2007 à 2014. Les données fournies concernent la capacité de la flotte de pêche, l'emploi dans les pêcheries, les débarquements de poisson, la production aquacole, la pêche récréative, les transferts financiers publics, et les importations et exportations de poisson.

  • 4-février-2016

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    Aide à l'agriculture et le développement rural

    La définition statistique du CAD de l’aide à l’agriculture couvre la politique, la planification et les programmes agricoles, les ressources en terres cultivables, les ressources en eau à usage agricole, le développement agricole et l’approvisionnement en produits à usage agricole, la production agricole, l’élevage, les services agricoles, l’éducation et la formation ainsi que la recherche dans le domaine agricole, le renforcement des

  • 2-February-2016

    English

    OECD Global Forum on Agriculture 2016

    The Global Forum on Agriculture 2016 will be held in Paris, France on 2 February 2016 on the theme of Integrating Global Goals for Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and Trade.

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  • 28-January-2016

    English

    Public-Private Partnerships for Agricultural Innovation

    New OECD paper on Public-Private Partnerships for Agricultural Innovation that draws on lessons From recent experiences.

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  • 18-janvier-2016

    Français

    Bourses de recherche et Parrainage de conférences

    Le Programme de recherche en collaboration (PRC) a clos son appel aux candidatures pour l'octroi de bourses de recherche et le parrainage (financement) de conférences en 2017. Le PRC apporte son soutien aux travaux de recherche sur l'utilisation durable des ressources naturelles dans le domaine de l'agriculture, des forêts, des pêcheries et de la production alimentaire.

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  • 15-janvier-2016

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    Présentation du Programme de recherche en collaboration (PRC)

    Présentation des objectifs, du fonctionnement et des pays membres du Programme de recherche en collaboration (PRC)

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