26/06/2018 - The OECD and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation will present their annual joint assessment of prospects for national, regional and global agricultural commodity markets for the coming decade during a press conference at OECD headquarters in Paris on Tuesday 3 July 2018, starting at 15:00 (CET).
The OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2018-2027 includes projections on growth rates for agricultural production as well as an assessment of expected developments in the global commodities and food trade. This year's Special Feature will focus on agricultural development in the Middle East and North Africa.
The report will be presented by OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva.
The report will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 15:00 CET (13:00 GMT) on Tuesday 3 July, for immediate release.
Information and data from the report, including the main conclusions, will be freely accessible on the OECD website at: www.agri-outlook.org. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.
For further information on the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2018-2027, to attend the launch or to arrange interviews with OECD officials, contact Lawrence Speer (+33 1 4524 7970) in the OECD Media Office (+33 1 4524 9700).
Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of thereport, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before release.
The report will be sent by e-mail on request only. In asking to receive the report under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures. Requests to receive the report by e-mail under embargo or to obtain a password to access the website should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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