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15-March-2012

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OECD and WTO to start measuring trade in value-added as production chains globalise

Companies are increasingly producing goods and services through supply chains spanning different countries.

12-March-2012

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Water Quality and Agriculture - Meeting the Policy Challenge

Improving water quality is consistently ranked as a top environmental concern in OECD public opinion surveys. The key challenges for policy makers in addressing water quality issues in agriculture are to reduce water pollution while encourage benefits, such as maintaining aquatic life. This book examines linking policies, farm management and water quality. It looks at recent trends and prospects for water pollution from agriculture

12-March-2012

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“The Green Growth Challenge: No Nature, No Water, No Growth”

Water is one of the world’s most precious resources. And today, cities, farmers, industries, energy suppliers, and ecosystems are increasingly competing for their daily water needs. As a result, the costs of inadequate water management are becoming higher and higher. And not just financially – but also in terms of lost opportunities, compromised health and environmental damage.

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12-March-2012

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Water Quality and Agriculture: Meeting the Policy Challenge

Improving water quality is a challenge for agricultural policy makers. This book looks at recent trends and prospects for water pollution from agriculture and the implication of climate change, and includes case studies and recommendations.

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12-March-2012

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Agriculture: More effective action needed to cut water pollution from farming

OECD governments have made little overall progress in reducing water contamination from farming over the past decade. More rigorous policies are needed to reduce the use of pesticides and encourage sustainable management of water quality in agriculture.

9-March-2012

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Technical Workshop on the Economics of Regulation - Meeting Highlights

The OECD Technical Workshop on the Economics of Regulation brought together experts to discuss how developments in the economics of regulation could inform the construction of the STRI in network industries and sectors involving two-sided platforms. This report provides the meeting highlights.

8-March-2012

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Meeting the Water Reform Challenge

The need to reform water policies is as urgent as ever. Water is essential for economic growth, human health, and the environment. Yet governments around the world face significant challenges in managing their water resources effectively. The problems are multiple and complex: billions of people are still without access to safe water and adequate sanitation; competition for water is increasing among the different uses and users; and

7-March-2012

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Video: Water - Balancing Demand

By 2050, the world's growing population will use 55% more water in their homes, to grow food, and to produce electricity and manufactured goods. To ensure enough water to meet this demand, we will need to stop wasting it and find new ways to make sure there's enough to go around.

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5-March-2012

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Farmer Behaviour, Agricultural Management and Climate Change

This study examines the broad range of factors driving farm management decisions that can improve the environment, including drawing on the experiences of OECD countries. It identifies policy options that would contribute to a sustainable and resilient agricultural sector in the context of climate change.

2-March-2012

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Agricultural Policies for Poverty Reduction - A Synthesis

This book synthesizes the findings of a longer work which sets out a strategy for raising rural incomes. It emphasises the creation of diversified rural economies with opportunities within and outside agriculture. Agricultural policies need to be integrated within an overall mix of policies and institutional reforms that facilitate, rather than impede, structural change. By investing in public goods, such as infrastructure and

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