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These Highlights are from the 16th edition of Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries: Monitoring and Evaluation.
The economic and social upheavals caused by technology-driven changes to the agro-food industy and by the exodus of labour from the countryside have created enormous challenges for European policy makers seeking to develop vibrant rural environments. Providing alternative employment opportunities in rural areas requires the careful balancing of a range of macro-economic, social, regional, and sectoral policies. All these issues were
The Expert Meeting, held in Gyeongju, Korea (7-10 october 2003), sought to develop agricultural water quality and water use indicators for policy purposes. Contact: kevin.PARRIS@oecd.org
The paper presents the results of a survey on the Baltic States’ experience with intragovernmental co-ordination and consultations with domestic stakeholders carried out in preparation for multilateral negotiations on trade in services.
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Summary of the findings of a survey completed by the Member countries of the OECD Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees.
Five maritime countries from around the world announced the launch of a top-level task force to tackle the problems posed by illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing to safeguard dwindling world fishery resources.
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The attached report on Trade has been prepared under my responsibility as Chairman of the Trade Committee. It represents my personal sense of discussions within the Committee about the critical steps that need to be taken in the lead-up to the Fi...
This Global Forum on Trade will take place in Paris on 5-6 June 2003. It will discuss opportunities and challenges of improving market access in the lead-up to Cancun, with emphasis on the development aspects of trade liberalisation.
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Information reported by Members of the OECD'S Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees on their policies and practices towards the environment when providing officially supported export credits, as of 2 April 2003.
In most OECD countries, farm household incomes figure prominently among the wide and growing range of concerns described as motivating policy interventions in agriculture.