OECD Regional Meeting on Agricultural Policy Reform, 24-26 September 2007, Bucharest


OECD Regional Meeting on Agricultural Policy Reform, Bucharest, Romania


This meeting will be held on 24-26 September 2007 in Bucharest, Romania. It is being organised by the Romanian Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and the OECD's Trade and Agriculture Directorate. The main objectives of the meeting are: (i) increased familiarity with OECD analytical tools and OECD advice for designing effective policy measures; (ii) stronger integration into the OECD work on agricultural policy issues; (iii) exchange of policy experiences. This meeting will start promptly at 9:00 on 24 September.


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Draft Agenda (as at 18 September 2007)
Logistics Information Note (updated 13 September 2007)
Provisional List of Participants (as at 21 September 2007)

PPT Presentations:

Opening Session

  • The OECD agenda for agricultural policy reform - by Carmel Cahill, OECD 
  • Recent enlargement of the European Union and further developments of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) - by Rudy van der Stappen, European Commission


Session 1. Integration of new EU Member States in OECD work on agriculture

  • Indicators of support: the Producer Support Estimate and related indicators - by Andrzej Kwiecinski, OECD
  • Indicators of support for an enlarged EU: issues, main results and future developments - by Catherine Moreddu, OECD
  • AGLINK: purpose and use in policy analysis - by Pavel Vavra, OECD


Session 2. Review of Policy Evaluation Model parameters

  • The Policy Evaluation Model: connecting the PSE to economic outcomes - by Roger Martini, OECD
  • Policy Evaluation Model: its purpose and use in policy analysis - by Martin Banse, the Netherlands


Session 3. Achieving national policy objectives

  • The challenge of decoupling and targeting support - by Jesus Anton, OECD
  • Coherence of agricultural and rural development policies - by Dimitris Diakosavvas, OECD
  • Rural development issues in Romania - by Georgiana Sîrbu
  • OECD's Approach to Agri-Environmental Policy Monitoring and Analysis - by Kevin Parris, OECD
  • Global biofuel growth - implications for agricultural markets and policies - by Martin von Lampe, OECD


Other relevant OECD documents

  • Highlights - Agriculural Policies in Non-OECD Countries: Monitoring and Evaluation 2007
  • Policy Brief - Agricultural Support: How is it Measured and What does it Mean?
  • Policy Design Charactersitics for Effective Targeting
  • Decoupling: Policy Implications
  • Coherence of Agricultural and Rural Development Policies - Edited by Dimitris Diakosavvas
  • OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2007-2016


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