The OECD recommends that countries put more effort into refocusing agricultural policies to address long-term needs for improving the productivity and sustainability performance of agriculture, to help it face the multiple challenges ahead.
Ministers of Agriculture from OECD countries and partner economies around the world met at the OECD in Paris on 7-8 April to discuss better policies to achieve a productive, sustainable and resilient global food system.
While overall producer support in the OECD area continues to slowly decline, differences in support levels across OECD countries remain large.
Agriculture is a major user of water. OECD indicators and analysis help governments formulate agriculture policies to use water resources more efficiently and reduce water pollution from agricultural systems.
This publication brings together the conclusions of a global dialogue between the fisheries and development policy communities on policy coherence in fisheries and aquaculture. It highlights policy priorities to maximise the contribution of the sector to economic development and food and nutritional security.
OECD is contributing actively to the Agricultural Market Information System called for by G20 agriculture ministers with the aim of addressing food price volatility through more timely, accurate and transparent information on global food markets.