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  • 28-June-2022

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  • 23-June-2022

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    Support to agriculture has risen in response to global crises, while reforms to combat climate change and market distortions remain essential

    Public support for agriculture has reached record levels as governments enacted measures to shield both consumers and producers from the COVID-19 pandemic and other crises, according to a new report from the OECD. Only a small share of this support has been directed at longer-term efforts to combat climate change and other food systems challenges.

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  • 5-July-2021

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    OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook presents production, consumption, trade and price trends for the coming decade - Global agri-food systems need to transform to reach SDGs by 2030

    With less than 10 years until the 2030 deadline for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), governments need to step up their efforts to meet global food security and environmental targets, according to a new report released today by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

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  • 22-June-2021

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    Government support to agriculture is low on innovation, high on distortions

    Agricultural support has continued to grow worldwide in recent years, but is often failing to meet its stated aims of improving food security, livelihoods and environmental sustainability, according to a new report from the OECD.

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  • 22-March-2021

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    Water: Key to Food Systems Sustainability

    Water is an indispensable ingredient to agricultural production and without water, farmers would not be able to grow their crops and feed their animals. Therefore water insecurity means food insecurity.

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  • 27-January-2021

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    Food systems face a daunting triple challenge requiring governments to take a more holistic approach

    Food systems face the triple challenge of providing food security and nutrition for a growing global population, and livelihoods to farmers and others working in food supply chains around the world, all while improving environmental sustainability.

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  • 10-December-2020

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    Urgent action is needed to reduce over-fishing and reform support to the fisheries sector

    Urgent action is needed to reduce over-fishing, improve fisheries management and reform support to the sector, or the world will fail to meet a key United Nations goal on the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans and marine resources, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 21-September-2020

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    Policy brief: The role of transparency in avoiding a COVID19 induced food crisis

    Transparency on market conditions and policies is critical in helping reduce market uncertainty, exposing bottlenecks and highlighting risks, all of which help market participants and policy makers develop more effective responses in times of crisis.

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  • 30-July-2020

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    Crisis as Opportunity: The triple challenge to global food systems

    The COVID-19 pandemic health crisis continues to have devastating impacts on the world economy – and important impacts on food systems. Many governments are responding with short-term emergency measures, but they also need to create conditions for global food systems to “build back better” to meet the challenges of the future.

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  • 30-June-2020

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