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- OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 68.00
This review assesses the performance of Colombian agriculture over the last two decades, evaluates Colombian agricultural policy reforms and provides recommendations to address key challenges in the future. The evaluation is based on the approach that agriculture policy should be evidence-based and carefully designed and implemented to support productivity,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 58.00
The agricultural sector in many OECD countries continues to be characterised by high levels of support and protection. Support to agricultural producers accounted for 32% of total farm receipts -- a slight increase from 2002, but down from 37% from the late 1980s. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 42.00
Governments of most developed and many developing countries impose tariffs on imports in order to boost domestic market prices of agricultural commodities. In some OECD countries governments may top up the financial benefits of this market price support through other means, such as direct budgetary payments, favourable tax treatment, and subsidised... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 86.00
This study of Romanias agricultural policies analyses developments from the dramatic events of December 1989 to the present day preparations for accession to the European Union. The Review evaluates key structural issues and examines emerging policy developments in agricultural reform. It includes detailed estimates of support to agriculture,... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 14.99
The report assesses the World Bank Group?s support for growth and productivity in the agriculture sector. Enhancing agricultural growth and productivity is essential to meeting the worldwide demand for food and to reducing poverty, particularly in the poorest developing countries. Between 1998 and 2008, the period covered by this evaluation, the World... more...
- OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 25.00
This 2015 OECD report on fragility contributes to the broader debate to define and implement post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It points out that addressing fragility in the new framework will be crucial if strides in reducing poverty are to be made. It argues in favour of proposed SDG 16 - promoting peaceful and inclusive societies -... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00
Governments intervene in the agricultural sector through policies that both support and shape agricultural production. This leads to two important outcomes. First, agriculture specific programmes intended to increase the welfare of farmers can become capitalised into asset values. Second, many policies, in particular regulatory ones, reduce asset... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 112.00
This 2008 edition of the OECD/FAO Agricultural Outlook covers the outlook for commodity markets during the 2008 to 2017 period, and brings together the commodity, policy and country expertise of both Organisations. The report analyses world market trends for the main agricultural products, as well as biofuels and provides an assessment of agricultural... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 67.00
The OECD Agricultural Outlook 2002-2007 , now in its eighth edition, shows that sluggish economic growth, weak demand and continued high levels of spending on farm support are slowing the recovery in world prices, despite a general tightening of supplies in recent years. An economic rebound and strengthening demand beginning in the second half... more...