This paper presents statistical indicators of risk exposure at the individual/farm level, and micro model simulation results on strategies for risk management in agriculture.
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The "Review of Agricultural Policies: Israel" assesses the performance of Israeli agriculture over the last two decades, evaluates Israeli agricultural policy reforms and provides recommendations for continuing t he reform process in the future.
Manual with information on the methodology, principles and practical applications of&
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An OECD paper, free to download, explaining agricultural support.
In his opening remarks at the agriculture ministerial meeting, Angel Gurría said that the main challenge is to define what policy makers can do to create a competitive agro-food sector capable of feeding a growing world and conserving natural resources for future generations.
Statements, position papers and a video of the press conference from the meeting of OECD agriculture ministers in Paris on 25-26 February 2010.
A review of the role of agriculture in the rural economy as indicated by its share in GDP, in employment, in land use and in population, with analysis of the integration of farm households in the rural economy through their diversification activities, on and off the farm.
The sources of risk in agriculture are numerous and diverse. Analysis on how these sources affect the development of agricultural policies, and therefore how to manage the risks inherent to this sector, must be global in nature.
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Overall support to farmers in OECD countries has been declining. In 2008, it was 21% of farmers’ gross receipts, down from 22% in 2007 and 26% in 2006. This is the lowest level since the mid-1980s.
Overall support to farmers in OECD countries has been declining. In 2008, it was 21% of farmers’ gross receipts, the lowest level since the mid-1980s. The decline has largely been due to a narrowing of the gap between domestic and world agricultural commodity prices.