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  • 4-February-2011

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    Evolution of Agricultural Support in Real Terms in OECD Countries and Emerging Economies

    This report analyses the evolution of prices, farm receipts and support to agricultural producers in real terms in OECD countries and other economies. It sets out specific purchasing power parities for a range of commodities to compare developments in output volume and prices at aggregate level.

  • 5-January-2011

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    Policy Responses to Societal Concerns in Food and Agriculture: Proceedings of an OECD Workshop

    Fair trade, animal welfare, biodiversity and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are complex and controversial issues relating to food and agriculture. In this collection of papers, international experts share experiences and discuss policies to deal with these issues.

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  • 1-October-2010

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    Policy Responses in Emerging Economies to International Agricultural Commodity Price Surges

    Commodity prices surged in 2006-08 in Argentina, Brazil, China, Chile, India, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa, Ukraine and Vietnam. Government policy responses to these price surges were not always successful in minimising the impact on consumers and producers, this report finds.

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  • 1-September-2010

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    Analysing the Composition of Producer Support: New Tools and Methods

    This report considers the analytical potential of the system used to classify policy measures under the OECD Producer Support Estimate (PSE) which is used to monitor agricultural policy developments in OECD and selected non OECD countries.

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  • 1-September-2010

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    Competitiveness, Productivity and Efficiency in the Agricultural and Agri-Food Sectors

    This report reviews the literature on competitiveness, productivity and efficiency in the agricultural and agri-food sectors. It clarifies concepts and terminology, and provides a critical assessment of approaches used in the literature to measure these three concepts at sectoral and farm levels

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  • 1-September-2010

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    The Benefits from Agricultural Research and Development, Innovation, and Productivity Growth

    This report contains a review of the literature on the role of agricultural research and development in fostering innovation and productivity in agriculture.

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  • 1-July-2010

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    Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries: At a Glance

    The share of farm receipts provided by government programmes rose slightly in OECD countries last year, reversing a declining trend in state support since 2004, says this overview of developments in agricultural policies.

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  • 29-June-2010

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    OECD Review of Agricultural Policies: Israel

    Government support to Israeli farmers has fallen but some market distorting policies remain. This assessment of Israel's agricultural policy also looks at the environmental performance of Israeli agriculture, including water resource management.

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  • 29-June-2010

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    How Can Policy Underpin Farmers’ Risk Management Strategies?

    A background note on risk management in agriculture, prepared for the OECD Agriculture Ministerial Meeting in 2010.

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  • 22-June-2010

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    Producer and Consumer Support Estimates database, 1986-2010

    2010 archive of OECD Producer and Consumer Support Estimates.

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