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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00
Drawing on OECD statistics in particular, Understanding Economic Statistics: an OECD perspective' shows readers how to use statistics to understand the world economy. It gives an overview of the history, key concepts and the main providers of economic statistics. A detailed chapter provides a comprehensive picture of the main statistical... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 33.00
Since the Earth Summit of 1992, OECD countries have been intensifying efforts to promote global economic development that is environmentally and socially sustainable. What have they achieved so far? This publication presents the lessons learnt from the 30 country reviews that have been published since 2002 as part of the regular OECD Economic Surveys. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 75.00
One in five of the world's population live in extreme poverty, with a per capita income of less than a dollar a day. At least two-thirds of these people live in rural areas, where farming is the dominant source of income. At the same time, the poorest non-farm households spend a relatively large share of their budgets on food. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 18.00
This brochure is published within the framework of the activities of the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables set up by OECD in 1962. It comprises comments and illustrations to facilitate the common interpretation of standards in force and is therefore a valuable tool for both the Inspection Authorities and... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 77.00
Interest in the quality and health of soil has grown with the recognition that soil is vital not only to production of food and fiber, but also the smooth functioning of the ecosystem, and overall environmental stability. Agriculture needs economic soil management practices that provide sufficient food and yet maintain environmental stability, ecological... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 106.00
This annual publication provides the most comprehensive description and assessment of agricultural and related policy developments in OECD countries. It presents data on the level and composition of support and protection to agriculture, and evaluates the extent to which countries are reforming their agricultural policies. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 78.00
Trade liberalisation affects the pattern and structure of agricultural production, with consequences for the environment. But what are these impacts? And do agri-environmental policies affect international competitiveness? This study takes an in-depth look at the pig sector in OECD countries and draws some conclusions about the most appropriate forms... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 50.00
Building on the path-breaking work Multifunctionality: Towards an Analytical Framework , this report takes the subject a step further. It attempts to guide policy-makers to the best possible decisions taking account of the multifunctional character of agriculture. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 58.00
Agricultural trade disputes over issues such as beef hormones and genetically modified organisms have received wide public attention and illustrated the trade-off between domestic and international policy objectives. Although often viewed predominantly from a domestic perspective, food safety and other technical regulations can have significant trans-boundary... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 78.00
Agricultural policies affect agricultural production with consequences for the environment. What are the impacts and how might they be affected by further agricultural policy reform? What are governments doing to improve the environmental performance of agriculture and how does this affect international competitiveness? The Dairy Sector report... more...