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Employment and Skills Strategies in Poland Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8416041e.pdf
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With the rising economic importance of human resources and skills, employment and training agencies are often expected to play a more important role in local strategies to support new job creation, facilitate restructuring and increase productivity....
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...

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National area distribution Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/popregion/national-area-distribution.htm
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National area distribution is defined as the classification of a given country into urban, intermediate and rural regions.
Policy Guidance on Resource Efficiency Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9716081e.pdf
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This report responds to the request by G7 Leaders at the Schloss Elmau Summit in June 2015, for the OECD to develop policy guidance on resource efficiency.
Emerging Opportunities in the West African Food Economy Click to Access:
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Driven by urbanisation and income growth, the West African food economy has radically changed over the past 60 years. The food economy, including all activities involved in producing food, from production to processing, transport and distribution totalled USD 178 billion in 2010, equal to 36%...
 
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Thematic Video on Urban, Rural and Regional Development

In 2015, about two-thirds of the OECD population lives in cities, and in the next decade there are expected to be nearly 500 cities with more than 1 million inhabitants.
 
 
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