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Water Risk Hotspots for Agriculture
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    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9716441e.pdf
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Agriculture is expected to face increasing water risks that will impact production, markets, trade and food security - risks that can be mitigated with targeted policy actions on water hotspots.
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...

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Crop production
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Crop production is related to harvested areas, returns per hectare (yields) and quantities produced, where crop yields are defined as the harvested production per unit of harvested area for crop products.
Producer Incentives in Livestock Disease Management
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Management of farm animal diseases is increasingly important in view of the threats they pose to farm incomes and sometimes even to the viability of farm enterprises, wildlife and humans.
Red tape and administrative burden in aquaculture licensing
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Concern that rates of aquaculture growth in OECD countries are below potential has resulted in environmentally sustainable production increase becoming a priority for policy makers. Growth in aquaculture production can be influenced by many factors....
 
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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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