Publications & Documents


  • 28-August-2012

    English

    Livestock Diseases: Prevention, Control and Compensation Schemes

    This overview of the management of risk due to livestock diseases focuses on government policies relating to livestock health systems and compensation scheme designs, and includes case studies of Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands and Viet Nam.

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  • 23-August-2012

    English

    A Comparative Study of Risk Management in Agriculture under Climate Change

    This paper reviews the scientific literature on the impacts of climate change on yield variance and investigates their implications for the demand of crop insurance and effectiveness of different farm strategies and policy measures using crop farm data in Australia, Canada and Spain.

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  • 12-June-2012

    English

    Sustainable Agricultural Productivity Growth and Bridging the Gap for Small-Family Farms

    This inter-agency report to the Mexican G20 Presidency examines practical actions that could be undertaken to sustainably improve agricultural productivity growth, in particular on small family farms.

  • 2-March-2012

    English

    Agricultural Policies for Poverty Reduction

    Over two-thirds of the world's poor live in rural areas. This book sets out a strategy for raising rural incomes - a prerequisite for sustained poverty reduction and reduced hunger.

  • 23-February-2012

    English

    Improving Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems: OECD Conference Proceedings

    How can government policies move towards increasing agricultural innovation and improving productivity? This OECD conference shared case studies and ideas from Europe, China, United States, India, Africa, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand.

  • 22-février-2012

    Français

    Nouvelle donne géopolitique et économique mondiale : l'alimentation et la production au cœur des équilibres

    Pour nourrir la population de la planète en 2050, nous devons accroître les disponibilités alimentaires de 70 à 100 %. Le moment est venu de nous tourner vers des politiques qui soutiennent l’innovation, la productivité et la durabilité et qui apportent aux agriculteurs les compétences dont ils ont besoin pour saisir les opportunités qu’offrent une demande forte et des prix élevés.

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  • 7-février-2012

    Français

    Renforcer la productivité et la compétitivité dans le secteur agricole

    Une approche en termes de « système d’innovation » permettrait de mieux comprendre comment l’innovation se traduit en croissance de la productivité dans le secteur agricole, selon ce rapport.

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  • 17-November-2011

    English

    Modelling the Distributional Implications of Agricultural Policies in Developing Countries

    No untargeted agricultural policy intervention is pro-poor within the rural economy, says this study of farm households in Bangladesh, Ghana, Guatemala, Malawi, Nicaragua and Vietnam using the new Development Policy Evaluation Model (DEVPEM).

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  • 7-November-2011

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    Risk Management in Agriculture: What Role for Governments?

    Agricultural risk management policies should focus on catastrophic risks, according to this overview. Managing normal risk should be the preserve of farmers themselves, not of government policy.

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  • 5-octobre-2011

    Français

    Évaluation des réformes des politiques agricoles de l’Union européenne

    Ce rapport comprend un panorama des évolutions récentes et à plus long terme intervenues dans la Politique agricole commune (PAC), tant en ce qui concerne le volume que la nature du soutien. Le rapport analyse l’impact des réformes successives, au niveau global et pour les exploitants.

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