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OECD Review of Fisheries: Policies and Summary Statistics 2017

by Collectif Oecd (January 05, 2018)

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....


OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026

by Collectif Oecd (July 10, 2017)

Over the ten-year Outlook period, agricultural markets are projected to remain weak, with growth in China weakening and biofuel policies having less impact on markets than in the past. Future growth in crop...


Agricultural Policies in Costa Rica

by Collectif Oecd (April 03, 2017)

Costa Rica’s strong agricultural sector is underpinned by the country’s political stability, robust economic growth and high levels of human development. The sector has achieved significant export success,...


Agricultural Policies in the Philippines

by Collectif Oecd (April 07, 2017)

This report analyses Philippine agricultural policy. Agriculture provides 30% of total employment in the Philippines and represents 11% of its Gross Domestic Product. The Philippines has had notable recent overall...


Disaggregated Impacts of CAP Reforms

by Collective Oecd (February 21, 2011)

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is an important policy for the European Union and accounts for about 40% of the EU budget. Ever since its inception in 1958, the CAP has been regularly reviewed and adjusted...


Fisheries Policy Reform

by Collective Oecd (February 24, 2011)

Much has been done over the years to improve fisheries management in OECD countries. Ongoing problems of over-fishing, overcapacity and the economic crisis intensify the need for reform. Although there is a...


Evaluation of Agricultural Policy Reforms in the United States

by Collective Oecd (February 27, 2011)

The United States is one of the most important agricultural producers in the world. It has a very large domestic market and is the world’s largest exporter of agricultural products. Indeed, the share of US...


The Economics of Adapting Fisheries to Climate Change

by Collective Oecd (February 10, 2011)

Climate change is becoming more evident and, as it increases, will alter the productivity of fisheries and the distribution of fish stocks. From an economic point of view, the changes will have impacts on fisheries...


Shielding Aspects of Accelerators, Targets and Irradiation Facilities - SATIF 10

by Collective Oecd (January 17, 2011)

Particle accelerators have evolved over the last decades from simple devices to powerful machines, and are having an increasingly important impact on research, technology and daily life. Today they cover a wide...


Challenges for Agricultural Research

by Collective Oecd (January 17, 2011)

As the world has changed during the past 50 years, so has agriculture. And so has agricultural research, which continues to confront new challenges, from food security to ecological concerns to land use issues....


The Security of Energy Supply and the Contribution of Nuclear Energy

by Collective Oecd (December 26, 2010)

What contribution can nuclear energy make to improve the security of energy supply? This study, which examines a selection of OECD member countries, qualitatively and quantitatively validates the often intuitive...


Linkages between Agricultural Policies and Environmental Effects

by Collective Oecd (November 16, 2010)

Improving the environmental performance of agriculture is a high priority for OECD countries. But measuring and evaluating the impact of agri-environmental policies on the environment can be challenging, as...


The Financing of Nuclear Power Plants

by Collective Oecd (December 01, 2009)

Many countries have recognised that greater use of nuclear power could play a valuable role in reducing carbon dioxide emissions. However, given the high capital cost and complexity of nuclear power plants,...


Managing Risk in Agriculture

by Collective Oecd (September 18, 2009)

The sources of risk in agriculture are numerous and diverse, ranging from events related to climate and weather conditions to animal diseases; from changes in agriculture commodities prices to changes in fertilizer...


An Appraisal of the Chilean Fisheries Sector

by Collective Oecd (November 19, 2009)

Chile is one of the major players in the world fishing scene. But during the past fifty years, Chile has had to face issues of over-investment, sharp declines in catch levels, disputes among stakeholders, fleet...


Strengthening Regional Fisheries Management Organisations

by Collective Oecd (October 19, 2009)

With the development and entry into force of the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement in 1995, the international community made a commitment to strengthen Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs),...


Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 03, 2009)

This report is a unique source of up-to-date estimates of support to agriculture. It provides an overview of agricultural support in the OECD area, complemented by individual chapters on agricultural policy...


OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 28, 2009)

This 15th edition of the Agricultural Outlook edition presents the outlook for commodity markets during the 2009 to 2018 period, and analyses world market trends for the main agricultural products, as well as...


Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Policies and Summary Statistics 2008

by Collective Oecd (July 10, 2009)

This publication describes major developments affecting fisheries in OECD countries in 2004, 2005 and 2006, including changes in national and international policies, trade, and fisheries and aquaculture production....


Strategic and Policy Issues Raised by the Transition from Thermal to Fast Nuclear Systems

by Collective Oecd (April 07, 2009)

The renewed interest in nuclear energy triggered by concerns about global climate change and security of supply could lead to substantial growth in nuclear electricity generation and expanded interest in fast...


Considering Timescales in the Post-closure Safety of Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste

by Collective Oecd (April 07, 2009)

A key challenge in the development of safety cases for the deep geological disposal of radioactive waste is handling the long time frame over which the radioactive waste remains hazardous. The intrinsic hazard...


Stability and Buffering Capacity of the Geosphere for Long-term Isolation of Radioactive Waste

by Collective Oecd (March 04, 2009)

Geological settings selected as potential host formations for the deep geological disposal of radioactive waste are chosen for, among other assets, their long-term stability and buffering capacity against destabilising...


Natural Tracer Profiles Across Argillaceous Formations

by Collective Oecd (March 04, 2009)

This technical report describes the results of the Nuclear Energy Agency's CLAYTRAC project, in which natural tracer data from nine sites was evaluated to assess potential impacts of disposal of radiological...


Agricultural Policies in Emerging Economies 2009

by Collective Oecd (March 17, 2009)

This report analyses policy agricultural developments during 2006-08 in seven economies: Brazil, Chile, China, India, Russia, South Africa and Ukraine. This period was marked by a significant increase in world...


Reducing Fishing Capacity

by Collective Oecd (January 22, 2009)

Too many fishing vessels chasing too few fish is a persistent problem in many countries. To address this, governments often turn to vessel decommissioning schemes as a means of adjusting fishing capacity to...


Radioactive Waste in Perspective

by Collective Oecd (September 10, 2010)

Large volumes of hazardous wastes are produced each year, however only a small proportion of them are radioactive. While disposal options for hazardous wastes are generally well established, some types of hazardous...


Uranium 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 21, 2010)

With several countries currently building nuclear power plants and planning the construction of more to meet long-term increases in electricity demand, uranium resources, production and demand remain topics...


Advancing the Aquaculture Agenda

by Collective Oecd (September 13, 2010)

Aquaculture now provides more than 50% of the global supply of fisheries products for direct human consumption. This conference proceedings addresses key policy challenges of the aquaculture sector. Policy makers,...


Nuclear Production of Hydrogen

by Collective Oecd (June 23, 2010)

Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role as a sustainable and environmentally acceptable energy carrier in the 21st century. This report describes the scientific and technical challenges associated...


Climate Change and Agriculture

by Collective Oecd (June 17, 2010)

Climate change is likely to have significant impacts on the agricultural sector to which farmers will have to adapt. While agriculture is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, it is also a source...


Guidelines for Cost-effective Agri-environmental Policy Measures

by Collective Oecd (June 18, 2010)

Improving the environmental performance of agriculture is a high priority in OECD and many non-OECD countries. This will be of increasing concern in the future given the pressure to feed a growing world population...


Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries 2010

by Collective Oecd (July 01, 2010)

This report is a unique source of up-to date estimates of support to agriculture. It provides an overview of agricultural support in the OECD areas, complemented by individual chapters on the development of...


OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2010

by Collective Oecd (June 15, 2010)

This is the sixteenth edition of the Agricultural Outlook and the sixth co-edition prepared by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...


Partnering for Long-Term Management of Radioactive Waste

by Collective Oecd (April 08, 2010)

National radioactive waste management programmes are in various phases of siting facilities and rely on distinct technical approaches for different categories of waste. In all cases, it is necessary for institutional...


Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture

by Collective Oecd (March 15, 2010)

Agriculture is the major user of water in most countries. It also faces the enormous challenge of producing almost 50% more food by 2030 and doubling production by 2050. This will likely need to be achieved...


Towards Transparent, Proportionate and Deliverable Regulation for Geological Disposal

by Collective Oecd (February 09, 2010)

These workshop proceedings highlight the significant amount of work accomplished over the past decade in delivering transparent, proportionate regulation for geological disposal, and identify important differences...


Globalisation in Fisheries and Aquaculture

by Collective Oecd (April 14, 2010)

This overview of global markets for fish and fish products finds that they have changed considerably over the past few decades and continue to do so, with ever growing interactions across countries and continents....


Fisheries

by Collective Oecd (July 28, 2010)

The fish on your plate may have been caught by a high-tech trawler, trapped by a lone fisher, farmed along with tons of others, or even stolen by pirates. It may have been captured in the South Atlantic, landed...


Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries 2009

by Collective Oecd (May 28, 2010)

This publication describes major developments affecting fisheries in OECD countries in 2005, 2006 and some recent events of 2007, including changes in national and international policies, trade, and fisheries...


OECD Review of Agricultural Policies: Israel 2010

by Collective Oecd (June 29, 2010)

Israel’s agriculture is unique amongst developed countries in that land and water resources are nearly all state-owned and that agricultural production is dominated by co-operative communities. Israel is a...


The Economics of Rebuilding Fisheries

by Collective Oecd (April 15, 2010)

Rebuilding fisheries is a key challenge for many countries as some stocks are in a poor state while others are depleted. In May 2009, economists, biologists, fisheries managers and policy makers participated...


OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Korea 2017

by Collectif Oecd (March 16, 2017)

OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability,...


OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: France 2016

by Collectif Oecd (October 06, 2016)

OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability,...


OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2016-2025

by Collectif Oecd (July 04, 2016)

The OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2016-2025 provides an assessment of prospects for the coming decade of the national, regional and global agricultural commodity markets across 41 countries and 12 regions, including...


Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation 2016

by Collectif Oecd (June 16, 2016)

This annual publication provides information on policy developments and related support to agriculture in OECD countries and selected partner economies, measured with the OECD Producer Support Estimate methodology....


OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Chile 2016

by Collectif Oecd (July 21, 2016)

OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability,...


Extended Producer Responsibility

by Collectif Oecd (September 20, 2016)

This report updates the 2001 Guidance Manual for Governments on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), which provided a broad overview of the key issues, general considerations, and the potential benefits and...