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OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Peru 2017
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This report is the first review of Peru’s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on environmental management (air, waste and chemicals, water and biodiversity) and the...
OECD Review of Fisheries: Policies and Summary Statistics 2017
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The OECD Review of Fisheries provides information on developments in policies and activities in the fishing and aquaculture sectors of OECD countries and participating economies, mainly for the period 2015-16.

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Nutrient balance
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Nutrient balance is defined as the difference between the nutrient inputs entering a farming system (mainly livestock manure and fertilisers) and the nutrient outputs leaving the system (the uptake of nutrients for crop and pasture production).
Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms in the Environment, Volume 7
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Volume 7 describes the biology of two major crops: TOMATO and SORGHUM (centres of origin, genetics, hybridisation, production, uses, ecology) and an animal species: ATLANTIC SALMON (ecology, rearing and genetics for 'wild' and 'farmed' forms). It...
Evaluation of the relevance of border protection for agriculture in Switzerland
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Switzerland’s overarching agricultural policy objectives reflect societal concerns about various production aspects of agriculture, such as environmental sustainability and animal welfare, and the expectation that agriculture will provide public...
 
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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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