Israel’s agriculture is unique amongst developed countries in that land and water resources are nearly all state-owned and that agricultural production is dominated by co-operative communities. Israel is a world leader in agricultural technology, particularly in farming in arid conditions. This Review measures support provided to Israeli agriculture and evaluates the effectiveness of current agricultural policy measures. Israel has made progress in removing policies that distort trade, and resource allocation and support to agriculture is lower than the OECD average. However, the government still plays an important role. The report suggests further agricultural policy reforms to reduce costs for consumers and taxpayers and to improve the efficiency of current policy measures.
A special focus of the report is the environmental performance of Israeli agriculture. This is already an issue with scarce land and water resources, accentuated by the overarching issue of climate change. The Review examines agriculture’s performance with respect to water resources and pollution, soils, biodiversity, air emissions and climate change. It concludes that strengthening policy coherence, especially in improving the management of water resources in agriculture, is important.
The paper discusses the impacts of policies applied over the last decades in the water sector in Israel on technological innovation and on the environment.
This review of Israeli labour market and social policy finds that Israel has enjoyed strong economic growth over the last decade but the benefits of this are being distributed unevenly.
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The Self-evaluation report for the Galilee, Israel was prepared by the Council for Higher Education of the State of Israel, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.
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This report outlines Israel's response to the recommendations and follow-up issues identified by the Working Group at the time of Israel's Phase 2 examination in June-July 2009.
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Ce rapport du Groupe de travail de l'OCDE sur la corruption évalue la transposition en droit israelien de la Convention sur la lutte contre la corruption de l'OCDE et la Recommandation révisée de 1996 sur la déductibilité fiscale des pots-de-vin versés à des agents publics étrangers. Les recommandations faites à la Israel par le Groupe de travail touchent notamment à la définition des agents publics étrangers, aux possibilités
Cet ouvrage s’appuie sur une étude consacrée par l’OCDE aux pratiques et politiques en matière de direction d’établissement scolaire dans le monde.
The Galilee participates in the Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development 2008-10. This site informs about the Galilee, its higher education institutions, and the role the Galilee's HEIs play in regional development.
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