OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers

Water risk hotspots for agriculture
1815-6797 (en ligne)
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Selected studies on various food, agriculture and fisheries issues from the OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate.

NB. No. 1 to No. 58 were released under the previous series title OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Working Papers.

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  N° 96   22 sep 2016 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Water risk hotspots for agriculture
Heather Cooley, Michael Cohen, Rapichan Phurisamban, Guillaume Gruère
This report analyses trends in agriculture for the US Southwest region, one of the most water stressed and productive agricultural regions in the world expected to face further water shortages in the future due to climate change and continued growth. It examines projected water risks by...
  N° 95   17 sep 2016 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The Implications of Agricultural Trade and Market Developments for Food Security
Grégoire Tallard, Peter Liapis, Graham Pilgrim
Reducing hunger and undernourishment is a global priority and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have the ambitious target of eradicating hunger entirely by 2030. Using the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook to 2024, this paper provides projections on the availability of calories at the...
  N° 94   14 jui 2016 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Cross-Country Comparison of Farm Size Distribution
Raushan Bokusheva, Shingo Kimura
This report summarises selected measures of the farm size distribution for fourteen OECD countries: Canada, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom (England) and the United States over the period 1995-2010. The farm...
  N° 93   01 avr 2016 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Alternative Payment Approaches for Biodiversity Conservation in Agriculture
Jussi Lankoski
Biodiversity conservation and sustainable use policies implemented in OECD countries could be made more environmentally effective and cost-effective. Several policy innovations could change this, however. To test this, a theoretical framework was developed to describe farmers’ participation in...
  N° 92   28 jan 2016 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Public-Private Partnerships for Agricultural Innovation
Catherine Moreddu
Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are increasingly used in agricultural innovation to leverage public funds, enhance efficiency, and improve the adaptation of innovation to demand so as to foster wider and faster diffusion. For governments, PPPs for innovation are but one policy option, whose...
  N° 91   26 oct 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Risk Management of Outbreaks of Livestock Diseases
Mitsuhiro Inamura, Jonathan Rushton, Jesús Antón
Livestock diseases can severely harm animal and human health, and have adverse economic impacts on producer incomes, markets, trade, and consumers. This paper develops a common framework to improve information on public actions and policies to manage outbreaks of livestock diseases across...
  N° 90   01 sep 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Strategies for Addressing Smallholder Agriculture and Facilitating Structural Transformation
Dalila Cervantes-Godoy
This report aims to identify the main constraints that limit smallholders in emerging countries from accessing markets. It does this first through a literature review of economic development theory and findings from past empirical studies. It then looks at different policy instruments currently...
  N° 89   01 août 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Cost-Effectiveness of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Measures for Agriculture
Michael MacLeod, Vera Eory, Guillaume Gruère, Jussi Lankoski
This paper reviews the international literature on the cost-effectiveness of supply-side mitigation measures that can reduce the emissions intensity of agriculture while maintaining or increasing production. Sixty-five recent international studies of cost-effectiveness covering 181 individual...
  N° 88   01 août 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Measuring Competitiveness of Agro-Food Industries
Jo H. M. Wijnands, Siemen van Berkum, David Verhoog
This paper presents an assessment of the competiveness performance of Swiss food industries. The approach taken here is to measure revealed performance, relying on indicators such as market performance, trade success and revealed comparative advantage indicators. The analysis of competitiveness...
  N° 87   06 août 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Dynamics of dairy farm productivity growth
Shingo Kimura, Johannes Sauer
This report compares the dynamics of productivity growth in the last decade in the dairy farm sector of three EU Member States: Estonia, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom (England and Wales). The evolution of the dairy farm sector in these countries is characterised by a decline in the...
  N° 86   06 août 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Voluntary environmental and organic standards in agriculture
Sylvain Rousset, Koen Deconinck, Hyunchul Jeong, Martin von Lampe
While public regulation in food and agriculture is attracting attention at both policy and research level for their potential implications on international food trade, policy implications of agricultural standards – understood to be legally not mandatory and hence voluntary – are much less well...
  N° 85   05 juin 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change
Ada Ignaciuk
Farmers will undertake many adaptation actions to meet changing climate conditions and will often do so without any government intervention. However, when such actions provide both private and public benefits, the public sector may play a role in how these are developed. This report aims to...
  N° 84   04 juin 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Public Goods and Externalities: Agri-environmental Policy Measures in the United States
James S. Shortle, Tetsuya Uetake
Agriculture is a provider of commodities such as food, feed, fibre and fuel and, it can also bring both positive and negative impacts on the environment such as biodiversity, water and soil quality. These environmental externalities from agricultural activities may also have characteristics of...
  N° 83   04 juin 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Public Goods and Externalities: Agri-environmental Policy Measures in the United Kingdom
James Jones, Paul Silcock, Tetsuya Uetake
Agriculture is a provider of commodities such as food, feed, fibre and fuel and, it can also bring both positive and negative impacts on the environment such as biodiversity, water and soil quality. These environmental externalities from agricultural activities may also have characteristics of...
  N° 82   01 juin 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Public goods and externalities: Agri-environmental Policy Measures in the Netherlands
Raymond Schrijver, Tetsuya Uetake
Agriculture is a provider of commodities such as food, feed, fibre and fuel and, it can also bring both positive and negative impacts on the environment such as biodiversity, water and soil quality. These environmental externalities from agricultural activities may also have characteristics of...
  N° 81   01 juin 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Public goods and externalities: Agri-environmental Policy Measures in Japan
Tetsuya Uetake
Agriculture is a provider of commodities such as food, feed, fibre and fuel and, it can also bring both positive and negative impacts on the environment such as biodiversity, water and soil quality. These environmental externalities from agricultural activities may also have characteristics of...
  N° 80   01 juin 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Public goods and externalities: Agri-environmental Policy Measures in Australia
David Pannell, Anna Roberts
Agriculture is a provider of commodities such as food, feed, fibre and fuel and, it can also bring both positive and negative impacts on the environment such as biodiversity, water and soil quality. These environmental externalities from agricultural activities may also have characteristics of...
  N° 79   01 mars 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Regional trade agreements and agriculture
Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) are key instruments to governing international trade, and reflect a balance between political and economic objectives. The level of liberalisation in the agriculture sector can differ substantially across negotiated agreements, and even across products within...
  N° 78   23 fév 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The Economic Costs of Withdrawing Antimicrobial Growth Promoters from the Livestock Sector
Ramanan Laxminarayan, Thomas Van Boeckel, Aude Teillant
Antimicrobials have been used in human medicine and in livestock production for more than 60 years, improving human and animal health but also fostering the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistant pathogens worldwide. This report focuses on the specific issue of the economic value of...
  N° 77   23 fév 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Trade Dimensions of Food Security
Jonathan Brooks, Alan Matthews
This report examines the different channels through which trade openness (and reforms to achieve it) can affect a country’s food security. The overall conclusion is that trade openness has a positive net impact on food security, although specific constituencies, including some poor households,...
  N° 76   05 mars 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Preventing Food Waste
Andrew Parry, Paul Bleazard, Koki Okawa
This report contains case studies of food loss and waste policy practices in Japan and the United Kingdom. The Japanese case study examines the goals, measurements, achievements and future challenges of the country’s food loss and waste policies. The Japanese government has implemented policies...
  N° 75   05 mars 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Market and Trade Impacts of Food Loss and Waste Reduction
Koki Okawa
This report provides a forward looking analysis of the market and trade impacts of food loss and waste reduction, based on the latest projections for world and national agricultural markets provided by the Aglink-Cosimo model for the ten-year period 2014-23. The study applies FAO estimates of...
  N° 74   04 mars 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Agricultural Specific Trade Facilitation Indicators
Peter Liapis
Trade facilitation matters. Estimates of trade friction costs from border and custom procedures are relatively high. Trade facilitation to allow for the speedy movement of traded goods may be more important for agricultural, especially perishable, products than for other goods because of their...
  N° 73   23 fév 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Innovation and the Experience with Agricultural Patents Since 1990
Douglas C. Lippoldt
This report considers developments in agricultural patents since 1990 and their economic implications. It first provides an overview of the international framework for intellectual property protection and of the general trends in the stringency of protection in OECD countries. It then presents...
  N° 72   06 fév 2015 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Environmental Co-benefits and Stacking in Environmental Markets
Jussi Lankoski, Markku Ollikainen, Elizabeth Marshall, Marcel Aillery
This paper investigates farmers’ incentives to participate voluntarily in carbon offset markets when environmental credit stacking is allowed, that is, farmers can stack water quality credits with carbon credits. The implications of stacking on additionality of environmental services in...
  N° 71   22 déc 2014 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Food Waste Along the Food Chain
Morvarid Bagherzadeh, Mitsuhiro Inamura, Hyunchul Jeong
Reducing food losses and food waste is attracting growing public attention at the international, regional, and national levels, and is widely acknowledged to contribute to abating interlinked sustainability challenges such as food security, climate change, and water shortage. However, the...
  N° 70   22 déc 2014 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Modelling Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture
Ada Ignaciuk, Daniel Mason-D'Croz
This paper investigates how climate change can affect agricultural production and proposes some adaptation measures that could be undertaken to mitigate the negative effects of climate change while enhancing the positive ones. The paper stresses the importance of planned adaptation measures and...
  N° 69   28 nov 2014 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Fertiliser and Biofuel Policies in the Global Agricultural Supply Chain
Martin von Lampe, Aikaterini Kavallari, Heleen Bartelings, Hans van Meijl, Martin Banse, Joanna Ilicic-Komorowska, Franziska Junker, Frank van Tongeren
This report analyses policies along the agricultural supply chain, in particular support measures for fertilisers and for biofuels. It uses the OECD Fertiliser and Biofuel Support Policies Database that covers polices in 48 countries (including the EU and its Members) and assesses the market...
  N° 68   09 oct 2014 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Antimicrobial Resistance
Jonathan Rushton, Jorge Pinto Ferreira, Katharina D. C. Stärk
The use of antimicrobials in livestock production provides a basis for improving animal health and productivity. This in turn contributes to food security, food safety, animal welfare, protection of livelihoods and animal resources. However, there is increasing concern about levels of...
  N° 67   05 mai 2014 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Enabling Environment for Agricultural Growth and Competitiveness
Eugenio Diaz-Bonilla, David Orden, Andrzej Kwieciński
The key contribution of this report lies in developing a typology to structure the components of the enabling environment for agricultural growth and competitiveness, and in constructing an illustrative Agricultural Growth Enabling Index (AGEI) to summarise a wide array of available information...
  N° 66   03 avr 2014 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Food Losses and Food Waste in China
Gang Liu
Reducing food losses and food waste is attracting growing public attention at the international, regional, and national levels, and is widely acknowledged to contribute to abating interlinked sustainability challenges such as food security, climate change, and water shortage. However, the...
  N° 65   09 oct 2013 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The Impact of Regional Trade Agreements on Trade in Agricultural Products
Jean Christophe Bureau, Sebastien Jean
Trade flows are significantly affected by the trade agreements both with respect to impacts on pre-existing trade flows, (intensive margin) and on new, previously non-existent trade flows (extensive margin). The effect of the Regional Trade Agreements on pre-existing trade flows are found to be...
  N° 64   08 oct 2013 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The Impact of Regional Trade Agreements on Chilean Fruit Exports
Linda Fulponi, Alejandra Engler
This report analyses the impact of Chile’s free trade agreements (FTAs) on fresh fruit exports. It finds that the FTAs have been important instruments for providing increased market access for Chilean products based on both an econometric analysis and structured surveys of exporters. While the...
  N° 63   04 jui 2013 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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How Export Restrictive Measures Affect Trade of Agricultural Commodities
Peter Liapis
Information on export restrictive measures was collected from 16 countries for the period 2007 to 2011 or 2012 depending on the country. The data indicate that export measures were applied across the whole spectrum of agricultural and food products, but grains, oilseeds and vegetable oils were...
  N° 62   28 juin 2013 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Design and Implementation of Food-Import Related Regulations
Martin von Lampe, Hyunchul Jeong
This report looks at procedures and processes related to non-tariff measures in agricultural trade. Based on the prior that countries are likely to make efforts to reduce the trade hindering effects of domestic food regulation within regional trade agreements, we focus on three different RTAs,...
  N° 61   10 juin 2013 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Smallholder Risk Management in Developing Countries
Dalila Cervantes-Godoy, Shingo Kimura, Jesús Antón
This paper addresses various aspects of risk and risk management for smallholders in developing countries, and presents a quantitative assessment of farm-level risks and risk management strategies in three emerging economies: Brazil, China and Viet Nam. The analysis covers production, income,...
  N° 60   22 mai 2013 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Cross Country Analysis of Farm Economic Performance
Shingo Kimura, Christine Le Thi
This report analyses the farm performance data contributed through the OECD Network for Farm-level Analysis. It first compares the distribution of four economic performance indicators across nine participating countries or regions for selected farm types (output and input ratio, and net...
  N° 59   19 nov 2012 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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World Wheat Price Volatility
Wyatt Thompson, Garry Smith, Armelle Elasri
This study complements OECD analyses on commodity price volatility by providing quantitative assessments of the impact of two structural changes that a number of market observers have identified as contributing to world wheat market price volatility. The factors examined relate to changes in...
  N° 58   01 jui 2012 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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A Comparative Study of Risk Management in Agriculture under Climate Change
Jesús Antón, Shingo Kimura, Jussi Lankoski, Andrea Cattaneo
Climate change affects the mean and variability of weather conditions and the frequency of extreme events, which to a great extent determines the variability of production and yields. This paper reviews the scientific literature on the impacts of climate change on yield variance and...
  N° 57   18 jui 2012 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Stochastic Model Development and Price Volatility Analysis
Shinichi Taya
The OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook provides mid-term projections of global agricultural markets simulated by the AGLINK-COSIMO model. While the projections typically present a deterministic outlook for markets that are conditional on a set of assumptions, recent experience of highly turbulent...
  N° 56   18 avr 2012 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Fuel Tax Concessions in the Fisheries Sector
Roger Martini
At the 2009 Pittsburgh Summit, G20 leaders requested an analysis of the scope of energy subsidies and suggestions regarding how they may be phased out and rationalised. This report responds to this request by identifying and measuring fuel tax concessions in the fisheries sector. It provides...
  N° 55   16 avr 2012 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The Economic Value of Rebuilding Fisheries
Christopher Costello, Brian P. Kinlan, Sarah E. Lester, Steven D. Gaines
The global demand for protein from seafood – whether wild, caught or cultured, whether for direct consumption or as feed for livestock – is high and projected to continue growing. However, the ocean’s ability to meet this demand is uncertain due to either mismanagement or, in some cases, lack...
  N° 54   25 jan 2012 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Structural Change in Commodity Markets
Pete Liapis
It is generally asserted that markets of internationally traded agricultural commodities are thin and more volatile, but with little supporting evidence. For internationally traded agricultural products, it is not clear what constitutes "thin" markets and how this "thinness" contributes to...
  N° 53   12 déc 2011 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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International Agreements for Commodity Price Stabilisation
Christopher Gilbert
This paper looks at commodity stocks, their role in price determination for storable commodities, and past efforts of international stockholding arrangements with economic provisions in stabilising world prices. Low stocks to use ratios of recent years were one of a number of contributory...
  N° 52   06 déc 2011 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Agricultural Commodity Price Volatility
Marilyne Huchet-Bourdon
Recent years have witnessed a sharp increase in many commodity prices. This report examines the question of whether commodity price volatility has materially changed with the rapid run up in world prices in 2006-09, followed by an equally sharp decline in many commodity prices. The report...
  N° 51   15 nov 2011 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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The Development Policy Evaluation Model (DEVPEM)
Jonathan Brooks, Mateusz Filipski, Erik Jonasson, J. Edward Taylor
This paper provides technical documentation of the Development Policy Evaluation Model (DEVPEM model). It contains a discussion of the theoretical building blocks of the model; an overview of the data sources used for the simulations; and explanations of how household groups are categorized and...
  N° 50   15 nov 2011 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Modelling the Distributional Implications of Agricultural Policies in Developing Countries
Jonathan Brooks, Mateusz Filipski, Erik Jonasson, J. Edward Taylor
This paper presents the Development Policy Evaluation Model (DEVPEM), a new simulation model which captures four critical aspects of rural economies in developing countries: (1) the role of the household as both a producer and a consumer of food crops; (2) high transaction costs of...
  N° 49   10 août 2011 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Agricultural Progress and Poverty Reduction
Joe Dewbre, Dalila Cervantes-Godoy, Silvia Sorescu
Achieving the Millennium Development Goal to halve global poverty by 2015 looks increasingly likely, although many countries may fall far short of this goal. This study compares socio-economic characteristics of twenty-five countries that have posted exceptional progress in reducing poverty to...
  N° 48   02 août 2011 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Farm Level Analysis of Risk and Risk Management Strategies and Policies
Shingo Kimura, Christine Le Thi
This Working Paper serves as a technical background note for the Farm-level analysis of risk, risk management strategies and policies (OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Working Papers No.26). It describes: 1) the data source and analytical methods employed to measure risk exposure at the...
  N° 47   24 juin 2011 Cliquez pour accéder: 
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Changing Patterns of Trade in Processed Agricultural Products
Pete Liapis
Trade in processed products, such as chocolates, steaks or wines, is dominated by high income OECD countries, although it is slowing down between these countries while growing very fast between emerging economies. Low income countries, however, account for a small share of such trade. Countries...
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