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Improving Energy Efficiency in the Agro-food Chain
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For a variety of reasons, energy use in the agro-food sector continues to rise, and in many countries, is highly dependent on fossil fuels, contributing significantly to greenhouse gas emissions. It is therefore becoming urgent to consider how the...
Evaluation of Agricultural Policy Reforms in the European Union
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The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is the primary agricultural policy instrument of the European Union. This report focuses on the new features and institutional context of the current CAP 2014-20, adopted by the European Parliament and the...

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Agricultural land
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Agricultural land area is defined as the land area that is either arable, under permanent crops, or under permanent pastures.
Garlic
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This book presents guidelines that facilitate the uniform interpretation of standards for quality and presentation of garlic in international trade.
Impact of agricultural export restrictions on prices in importing countries
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During the commodity price spikes in 2007-08 and 2010-11, several countries implemented temporary export restrictions on staple foods in an attempt to protect domestic consumers from rising and volatile prices. The impacts of these policies, however,...
 
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In 2013, support to producers across the OECD area amounted to USD 258 billion. This is equivalent to 18% of gross farm receipts in OECD countries.
 
 
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