Publications & Documents


  • 10-June-2010

    English

    PSE Manual

    Manual with information on the methodology, principles and practical applications of&

  • 31-March-2010

    English, Excel, 1,757kb

    Agricultural Support: How Is It Measured and What Does It Mean?

    An OECD paper, free to download, explaining agricultural support.

  • 25-February-2010

    English

    Food and agriculture policies for a sustainable future

    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.

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  • 10-February-2010

    English

    OECD Agriculture Ministerial Meeting

    Statements, position papers and a video of the press conference from the meeting of OECD agriculture ministers in Paris on 25-26 February 2010.

  • 3-February-2010

    English

    The Role of Agriculture and Farm Household Diversification in the Rural Economy

    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.

  • 6-July-2009

    English

    Managing Risk in Agriculture: a Holistic Approach

    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.

  • 6-July-2009

    English, , 6,787kb

    Highlights - Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries: Monitoring and Evaluation 2009

    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.

  • 6-July-2009

    English

    Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries: Monitoring and Evaluation 2009

    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.

  • 1-July-2009

    English, , 1,082kb

    Impact of Animal Disease Outbreaks and Alternative Control Practices on Agricultural Markets and Trade: The case of FMD

    Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is one of the most contagious animal diseases. This paper describes different options for policy intervention in the case of an FMD epidemic. It also gives an overview of the history of FMD in OECD and selected non-OECD countries, including policy measures taken.

  • 19-May-2009

    English, , 2,506kb

    Evaluation of Agricultural Policy in Reforms in Japan

    This report is an analysis of the Japanese agricultural sector and Japanese agricultural policy, looking at the evolution of Japanese agricultural policy over the last several decades.

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