The Official documents of the Arrangement: historical documents and current version.
The Global Forum on Agriculture 2016 will be held in Paris, France on 2 February 2016 on the theme of Integrating Global Goals for Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and Trade.
New OECD paper on Public-Private Partnerships for Agricultural Innovation that draws on lessons From recent experiences.
Climate change is expected to increase the frequency and magnitude of extreme weather events, notably of droughts and floods to which the agriculture sector is particularly exposed. While agricultural productivity growth and policy development have allowed to better cope with these risks and reduce overall impacts on the sector and commodity markets, there is substantial room to improve policy responses and co-ordinate across policy domains, including with respect to water rights and allocation, weather and hydrological information, innovation and education, and insurance and compensation schemes. Indeed, drought and flood risks are likely to become a major policy concern as increasing population will increase the demand for food, feed, fibre, and energy, not to mention the competition for water resources, and urbanisation will increase the demand for flood protection and mitigation, raising the issue of the allocation of flood risks across sectors and areas.
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This is the list of countries members of the Co-operative Research Programme in 2016-2020
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The research themes of the Co-operative Research Programme (CRP) for international agricultural research funding opportunities, fellowships and conferences.
The services trade restrictiveness country notes allow you to explore restrictiveness for 44 different countries including OECD members and key partners Brazil, Russia, India, Indonesia, China and South Africa.
This OECD expert workshop will bring together experts to assess available data and methodologies to calculate both Total Factor Productivity and Environmentally Adjusted Total Factor Productivity for the aggregate agricultural sector.
Drought in California has been in the headlines frequently these last three years, with startling pictures of empty reservoirs, rivers and canals, wildfires, disappearing snowpack and dry earth. Yet these dramatic effects have not stopped the agricultural sector from growing.
This study examines the Peruvian and Colombian experiences as regards some aspects of the management of their extractive industries.