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Policies to Manage Agricultural Groundwater Use - country profile Chile
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Policies to Manage Agricultural Groundwater Use - country profile United States
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Policies to Manage Agricultural Groundwater Use - country profile Denmark
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Policies to Manage Agricultural Groundwater Use - country profile Mexico
The Dutch food, agriculture and horticulture sector is innovative and export oriented, with high value-added along the food chain and significant world export shares for many products. Continuous adoption of innovation has permitted to reach high levels of productivity and sustained productivity growth, in particular at the farm level, in a context of increasing environmental regulatory constraints. The challenge is whether marginal improvements in current technologies and know-how will be enough to pursue current rates of productivity growth – sustainably – and whether the innovation system will be able to generate the new ideas that are needed to face future challenges, including those linked to climate change.
Groundwater has provided great benefits to agriculture irrigation in semi-arid OECD countries, but its intensive use beyond recharge in certain regions has depleted resources and generated significant negative environmental externalities.
The OECD Global Forum on Trade 2015 will be held in 2015 at the OECD in Paris.
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This document provide a description of the definitions, methodology and indicators for the OECD Regulatory Database.
The workshop aims to equip the policy makers and other participants in the region with knowledge on various trade facilitation implementation and performance monitoring measures. The workshop will be jointly organized by ESCAP, OECD and ADB with the Support of UNNExT, China International Electronic Commerce Center (CIECC) and New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The main objective of this workshop will be to discuss policy options to enhance positive and minimise potential negative implications of trade openness on food security in view of the evolving agricultural markets and experiences of various countries.