OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers

Regional trade agreements and agriculture
1815-6797 (online)
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Selected studies on various food, agriculture and fisheries issues from the OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate.

NB. No. 1 to No. 58 were released under the previous series title OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Working Papers.

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  N° 79   01 Mar 2015 Click to Access: 
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Regional trade agreements and agriculture
Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) are key instruments to governing international trade, and reflect a balance between political and economic objectives. The level of liberalisation in the agriculture sector can differ substantially across negotiated agreements, and even across products within...
  N° 78   23 Feb 2015 Click to Access: 
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The Economic Costs of Withdrawing Antimicrobial Growth Promoters from the Livestock Sector
Ramanan Laxminarayan, Thomas Van Boeckel, Aude Teillant
Antimicrobials have been used in human medicine and in livestock production for more than 60 years, improving human and animal health but also fostering the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistant pathogens worldwide. This report focuses on the specific issue of the economic value of...
  N° 77   23 Feb 2015 Click to Access: 
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Trade Dimensions of Food Security
Jonathan Brooks, Alan Matthews
This report examines the different channels through which trade openness (and reforms to achieve it) can affect a country’s food security. The overall conclusion is that trade openness has a positive net impact on food security, although specific constituencies, including some poor households,...
  N° 76   05 Mar 2015 Click to Access: 
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Preventing Food Waste
Andrew Parry, Paul Bleazard, Koki Okawa
This report contains case studies of food loss and waste policy practices in Japan and the United Kingdom. The Japanese case study examines the goals, measurements, achievements and future challenges of the country’s food loss and waste policies. The Japanese government has implemented policies...
  N° 75   05 Mar 2015 Click to Access: 
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Market and Trade Impacts of Food Loss and Waste Reduction
Koki Okawa
This report provides a forward looking analysis of the market and trade impacts of food loss and waste reduction, based on the latest projections for world and national agricultural markets provided by the Aglink-Cosimo model for the ten-year period 2014-23. The study applies FAO estimates of...
  N° 74   04 Mar 2015 Click to Access: 
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Agricultural Specific Trade Facilitation Indicators
Peter Liapis
Trade facilitation matters. Estimates of trade friction costs from border and custom procedures are relatively high. Trade facilitation to allow for the speedy movement of traded goods may be more important for agricultural, especially perishable, products than for other goods because of their...
  N° 73   23 Feb 2015 Click to Access: 
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Innovation and the Experience with Agricultural Patents Since 1990
Douglas C. Lippoldt
This report considers developments in agricultural patents since 1990 and their economic implications. It first provides an overview of the international framework for intellectual property protection and of the general trends in the stringency of protection in OECD countries. It then presents...
  N° 72   06 Feb 2015 Click to Access: 
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Environmental Co-benefits and Stacking in Environmental Markets
Jussi Lankoski, Markku Ollikainen, Elizabeth Marshall, Marcel Aillery
This paper investigates farmers’ incentives to participate voluntarily in carbon offset markets when environmental credit stacking is allowed, that is, farmers can stack water quality credits with carbon credits. The implications of stacking on additionality of environmental services in...
  N° 71   22 Dec 2014 Click to Access: 
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Food Waste Along the Food Chain
Morvarid Bagherzadeh, Mitsuhiro Inamura, Hyunchul Jeong
Reducing food losses and food waste is attracting growing public attention at the international, regional, and national levels, and is widely acknowledged to contribute to abating interlinked sustainability challenges such as food security, climate change, and water shortage. However, the...
  N° 70   22 Dec 2014 Click to Access: 
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Modelling Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture
Ada Ignaciuk, Daniel Mason-D'Croz
This paper investigates how climate change can affect agricultural production and proposes some adaptation measures that could be undertaken to mitigate the negative effects of climate change while enhancing the positive ones. The paper stresses the importance of planned adaptation measures and...
  N° 69   28 Nov 2014 Click to Access: 
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Fertiliser and Biofuel Policies in the Global Agricultural Supply Chain
Martin von Lampe, Aikaterini Kavallari, Heleen Bartelings, Hans van Meijl, Martin Banse, Joanna Ilicic-Komorowska, Franziska Junker, Frank van Tongeren
This report analyses policies along the agricultural supply chain, in particular support measures for fertilisers and for biofuels. It uses the OECD Fertiliser and Biofuel Support Policies Database that covers polices in 48 countries (including the EU and its Members) and assesses the market...
  N° 68   09 Oct 2014 Click to Access: 
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Antimicrobial Resistance
Jonathan Rushton, Jorge Pinto Ferreira, Katharina D.C. Stärk
The use of antimicrobials in livestock production provides a basis for improving animal health and productivity. This in turn contributes to food security, food safety, animal welfare, protection of livelihoods and animal resources. However, there is increasing concern about levels of...
  N° 67   05 May 2014 Click to Access: 
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Enabling Environment for Agricultural Growth and Competitiveness
Eugenio Diaz-Bonilla, David Orden, Andrzej Kwieciński
The key contribution of this report lies in developing a typology to structure the components of the enabling environment for agricultural growth and competitiveness, and in constructing an illustrative Agricultural Growth Enabling Index (AGEI) to summarise a wide array of available information...
  N° 66   03 Apr 2014 Click to Access: 
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Food Losses and Food Waste in China
Gang Liu
Reducing food losses and food waste is attracting growing public attention at the international, regional, and national levels, and is widely acknowledged to contribute to abating interlinked sustainability challenges such as food security, climate change, and water shortage. However, the...
  N° 65   09 Oct 2013 Click to Access: 
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The Impact of Regional Trade Agreements on Trade in Agricultural Products
Jean Christophe Bureau, Sebastien Jean
Trade flows are significantly affected by the trade agreements both with respect to impacts on pre-existing trade flows, (intensive margin) and on new, previously non-existent trade flows (extensive margin). The effect of the Regional Trade Agreements on pre-existing trade flows are found to be...
  N° 64   08 Oct 2013 Click to Access: 
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The Impact of Regional Trade Agreements on Chilean Fruit Exports
Linda Fulponi, Alejandra Engler
This report analyses the impact of Chile’s free trade agreements (FTAs) on fresh fruit exports. It finds that the FTAs have been important instruments for providing increased market access for Chilean products based on both an econometric analysis and structured surveys of exporters. While the...
  N° 63   04 July 2013 Click to Access: 
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How Export Restrictive Measures Affect Trade of Agricultural Commodities
Peter Liapis
Information on export restrictive measures was collected from 16 countries for the period 2007 to 2011 or 2012 depending on the country. The data indicate that export measures were applied across the whole spectrum of agricultural and food products, but grains, oilseeds and vegetable oils were...
  N° 62   28 June 2013 Click to Access: 
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Design and Implementation of Food-Import Related Regulations
Martin von Lampe, Hyunchul Jeong
This report looks at procedures and processes related to non-tariff measures in agricultural trade. Based on the prior that countries are likely to make efforts to reduce the trade hindering effects of domestic food regulation within regional trade agreements, we focus on three different RTAs,...
  N° 61   10 June 2013 Click to Access: 
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Smallholder Risk Management in Developing Countries
Dalila Cervantes-Godoy, Shingo Kimura, Jesús Antón
This paper addresses various aspects of risk and risk management for smallholders in developing countries, and presents a quantitative assessment of farm-level risks and risk management strategies in three emerging economies: Brazil, China and Viet Nam. The analysis covers production, income,...
  N° 60   22 May 2013 Click to Access: 
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Cross Country Analysis of Farm Economic Performance
Shingo Kimura, Christine Le Thi
This report analyses the farm performance data contributed through the OECD Network for Farm-level Analysis. It first compares the distribution of four economic performance indicators across nine participating countries or regions for selected farm types (output and input ratio, and net...
  N° 59   19 Nov 2012 Click to Access: 
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World Wheat Price Volatility
Wyatt Thompson, Garry Smith, Armelle Elasri
This study complements OECD analyses on commodity price volatility by providing quantitative assessments of the impact of two structural changes that a number of market observers have identified as contributing to world wheat market price volatility. The factors examined relate to changes in...
  N° 58   01 July 2012 Click to Access: 
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A Comparative Study of Risk Management in Agriculture under Climate Change
Jesús Antón, Shingo Kimura, Jussi Lankoski, Andrea Cattaneo
Climate change affects the mean and variability of weather conditions and the frequency of extreme events, which to a great extent determines the variability of production and yields. This paper reviews the scientific literature on the impacts of climate change on yield variance and...
  N° 57   18 July 2012 Click to Access: 
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Stochastic Model Development and Price Volatility Analysis
Shinichi Taya
The OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook provides mid-term projections of global agricultural markets simulated by the AGLINK-COSIMO model. While the projections typically present a deterministic outlook for markets that are conditional on a set of assumptions, recent experience of highly turbulent...
  N° 56   18 Apr 2012 Click to Access: 
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Fuel Tax Concessions in the Fisheries Sector
Roger Martini
At the 2009 Pittsburgh Summit, G20 leaders requested an analysis of the scope of energy subsidies and suggestions regarding how they may be phased out and rationalised. This report responds to this request by identifying and measuring fuel tax concessions in the fisheries sector. It provides...
  N° 55   16 Apr 2012 Click to Access: 
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The Economic Value of Rebuilding Fisheries
Christopher Costello, Brian P. Kinlan, Sarah E. Lester, Steven D. Gaines
The global demand for protein from seafood – whether wild, caught or cultured, whether for direct consumption or as feed for livestock – is high and projected to continue growing. However, the ocean’s ability to meet this demand is uncertain due to either mismanagement or, in some cases, lack...
  N° 54   25 Jan 2012 Click to Access: 
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Structural Change in Commodity Markets
Pete Liapis
It is generally asserted that markets of internationally traded agricultural commodities are thin and more volatile, but with little supporting evidence. For internationally traded agricultural products, it is not clear what constitutes "thin" markets and how this "thinness" contributes to...
  N° 53   12 Dec 2011 Click to Access: 
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International Agreements for Commodity Price Stabilisation
Christopher Gilbert
This paper looks at commodity stocks, their role in price determination for storable commodities, and past efforts of international stockholding arrangements with economic provisions in stabilising world prices. Low stocks to use ratios of recent years were one of a number of contributory...
  N° 52   06 Dec 2011 Click to Access: 
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Agricultural Commodity Price Volatility
Marilyne Huchet-Bourdon
Recent years have witnessed a sharp increase in many commodity prices. This report examines the question of whether commodity price volatility has materially changed with the rapid run up in world prices in 2006-09, followed by an equally sharp decline in many commodity prices. The report...
  N° 51   15 Nov 2011 Click to Access: 
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The Development Policy Evaluation Model (DEVPEM)
Jonathan Brooks, Mateusz Filipski, Erik Jonasson, J. Edward Taylor
This paper provides technical documentation of the Development Policy Evaluation Model (DEVPEM model). It contains a discussion of the theoretical building blocks of the model; an overview of the data sources used for the simulations; and explanations of how household groups are categorized and...
  N° 50   15 Nov 2011 Click to Access: 
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Modelling the Distributional Implications of Agricultural Policies in Developing Countries
Jonathan Brooks, Mateusz Filipski, Erik Jonasson, J. Edward Taylor
This paper presents the Development Policy Evaluation Model (DEVPEM), a new simulation model which captures four critical aspects of rural economies in developing countries: (1) the role of the household as both a producer and a consumer of food crops; (2) high transaction costs of...
  N° 49   10 Aug 2011 Click to Access: 
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Agricultural Progress and Poverty Reduction
Joe Dewbre, Dalila Cervantes-Godoy, Silvia Sorescu
Achieving the Millennium Development Goal to halve global poverty by 2015 looks increasingly likely, although many countries may fall far short of this goal. This study compares socio-economic characteristics of twenty-five countries that have posted exceptional progress in reducing poverty to...
  N° 48   02 Aug 2011 Click to Access: 
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Farm Level Analysis of Risk and Risk Management Strategies and Policies
Shingo Kimura, Christine Le Thi
This Working Paper serves as a technical background note for the Farm-level analysis of risk, risk management strategies and policies (OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Working Papers No.26). It describes: 1) the data source and analytical methods employed to measure risk exposure at the...
  N° 47   24 June 2011 Click to Access: 
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Changing Patterns of Trade in Processed Agricultural Products
Pete Liapis
Trade in processed products, such as chocolates, steaks or wines, is dominated by high income OECD countries, although it is slowing down between these countries while growing very fast between emerging economies. Low income countries, however, account for a small share of such trade. Countries...
  N° 46   01 May 2011 Click to Access: 
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Distribution of Support and Income in Agriculture
Catherine Moreddu
Agricultural production and support in Canada, the United States, and the European Union are highly concentrated on larger farms, which have higher income levels than the average of all farms. Smaller farms, though, are more dependent on support (in particular, payments) which accounts for a...
  N° 45   01 Apr 2011 Click to Access: 
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Long Term Trends in Agricultural Policy Impacts
Roger Martini
Agricultural policies have undergone reforms in most OECD countries, each choosing a different path to replace policies historically based on market price support with other forms of support deemed superior in achieving differing policy objectives. This report looks at the results of this...
  N° 44   31 Mar 2011 Click to Access: 
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Regional Trade Agreements - Treatment of Agriculture
Linda Fulponi, Matthew Shearer, Juliana Almeida
This study develops earlier OECD work on the treatment of agriculture in regional trade agreements for Latin America by extending the geographic coverage to Asia-Pacific and selected agreements in Africa. It covers over 50 regional trade agreements with respect to market access, subsidies,...
  N° 43   10 Feb 2011 Click to Access: 
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Risk Management in Agriculture in Spain
Jesús Antón, Shingo Kimura
This report analyses the agricultural risk management system in Spain, applying a holistic approach that considers the interactions between all sources of risk, farmers. strategies and policies. The policy analysis is structured around three layers of risk that require a differentiated policy...
  N° 42   10 Feb 2011 Click to Access: 
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Risk Management in Agriculture in New Zealand
Olga Melyukhina
This report analyzes the agricultural risk management system in New Zealand, applying a holistic approach that considers the interactions between all sources of risk, farmers’ strategies and policies. The policy analysis is structured around three layers of risk that require a differentiated...
  N° 41   08 Mar 2011 Click to Access: 
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Risk Management in Agriculture in The Netherlands
Olga Melyukhina
This report analyzes the agricultural risk management system in the Netherlands, applying a holistic approach that considers the interactions between all sources of risk, farmers’ strategies and policies. The policy analysis is structured around three layers of risk that require a...
  N° 40   10 Feb 2011 Click to Access: 
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Risk Management in Agriculture in Canada
Jesús Antón, Shingo Kimura, Roger Martini
This report analyses the agricultural risk management system in Canada, applying a holistic approach that considers the interactions between all sources of risk, farmers‘ strategies and policies. The policy analysis is structured around three layers of risk that require a differentiated policy...
  N° 39   10 Feb 2011 Click to Access: 
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Risk Management in Agriculture in Australia
Shingo Kimura, Jesús Antón
This report analyzes the agricultural risk management system in Australia, applying a holistic approach that considers the interactions between all sources of risk, farmers. strategies and policies. The policy analysis is structured around three layers of risk that require a differentiated...
  N° 38   21 Jan 2011 Click to Access: 
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Practical Considerations in Using Bioeconomic Modelling for Rebuilding Fisheries
Sherry L. Larkin, Sergio Alvarez, Gil Sylvia, Michael Harte
Many of the world.s fish stocks are considered to be in need of rebuilding. In response, global agreements, including UNCLOS, have sought to adopt some (optimal) level of fish biomass, usually the level associated with the maximum sustainable yield (MSY). While establishing a sustainable level...
  N° 37   17 Jan 2011 Click to Access: 
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Evolution of Agricultural Support in Real Terms in OECD Countries and Emerging Economies
Jean-Pierre Butault
This report proposes a methodology to express OECD indicators of support in real terms and establishes specific purchasing power parities for a broad range of commodities so as to compare developments in output volume and prices at an aggregate level. It analyses the evolution of prices, farm...
  N° 36   01 Jan 2011 Click to Access: 
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Decision-Making and Action Taking: Fisheries Management in a Changing Climate
David Fluharty
Decision-makers in fisheries management are confronted with the challenge of how to respond to existing and predicted changes in ocean conditions that are likely to affect the stocks of fish they manage. In order to address climate change most research and thinking advises decision-makers to...
  N° 35   14 Oct 2010 Click to Access: 
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Potential Market Effects of Selected Policy Options in Emerging Economies to Address Future Commodity Price Surges
Wyatt Thompson, Grégoire Tallard
This report examines the market outcomes of different policy options that could be adopted in the event of a future spike in the world price of wheat and rice. The three policies – additional border measures, consumer subsidies or public stocks – only partly mitigate the effect of a price spike...
  N° 34   01 Oct 2010 Click to Access: 
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Policy Responses in Emerging Economies to International Agricultural Commodity Price Surges
Darryl Jones, Andrzej Kwiecinski
This report examines and classifies policy responses in ten major emerging economies to the rise in international agricultural commodity prices in 2006-08. It also analyses impacts of these responses on the domestic market to evaluate their effectiveness in meeting stated policy objectives. The...
  N° 33   10 Aug 2010 Click to Access: 
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Private Financial Sector Investment in Farmland and Agricultural Infrastructure
HighQuest Partners, United States
Private financial sector investment in agriculture is a small but rapidly growing phenomenon, involving large scale financial institutions, hedge funds and real estate investment trusts as well as private/public companies pursuing farm ownership/management strategies. This sector has been...
  N° 32   01 Aug 2010 Click to Access: 
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Analysing the Composition of Producer Support
Darryl Jones
This report considers the analytical potential of the classification system of policy measures in the OECD Producer Support Estimate (PSE) to monitor policy developments. This system of categories, subcategories and labels is based on the form in which transfers are provided to farmers. The...
  N° 31   01 Aug 2010 Click to Access: 
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The Benefits from Agricultural Research and Development, Innovation, and Productivity Growth
Julian M. Alston
This report contains a review of the literature on the role of agricultural research and development in fostering innovation and productivity in agriculture. The review seeks to clarify concepts and terminology used in the area, provide a critical assessment of approaches found in the...
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Competitiveness, Productivity and Efficiency in the Agricultural and Agri-Food Sectors
Laure Latruffe
This report reviews the literature on competitiveness, productivity and efficiency in the agricultural and agri-food sectors. It clarifies concepts and terminology used in this area, and provides a critical assessment of approaches and indicators used in the literature to measure...
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