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Adopting a Territorial Approach to Food Security and Nutrition Policy Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/4216161e.pdf
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Food insecurity and malnutrition are major concerns, especially in rural areas. Globally, they have received considerable attention, but results have been mixed. To provide effective long-term solutions, policy responses must be tailored to the...
Agricultural Market Impacts of Future Growth in the Production of Biofuels Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0206011ec001.pdf
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The principal objective of the present study is to look at the economics of biofuel production and the likely impacts of an expected growth in biofuel-related demand for agricultural products on commodity markets. It describes the economics and ...

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Fisheries support Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/fish/fisheries-support.htm
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Fisheries support is defined as the financial transfers from governments to the fisheries.
Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms in the Environment, Volume 5 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9711171e.pdf
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This series represents a compilation of the biosafety consensus documents developed by the OECD Working Group on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology over the periods 2011-12 (Volume 5) and 2013-15 (Volume 6).
Policy Challenges for Agriculture and Rural Areas in Norway Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jm0xf0r676c.pdf
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Norwegian policy gives high priority to supporting rural communities, with support for agriculture receiving particular attention. It is broadly successful in terms of maintaining rural communities, and urban-rural gaps in a range of well-being indicators are comparatively narrow. However, the...
 
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Thematic Video on Agriculture and Food

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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