OECD Agricultural Policy: Monitoring and Evaluation 2014 to be published Thursday

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01/09/2014 - The OECD will present its latest estimates of public support to agriculture on Thursday 4 September at 11.00 a.m. Paris time.

OECD Agricultural Policy: Monitoring and Evaluation 2014 includes new data and assessment of domestic farm policy for the 34 OECD member countries and highlights the principal differences in the level and composition of farm support. It also discusses how countries can do more to break links between farm support and production while improving agricultural productivity and sustainability.

The report will be available on the OECD’s password-protected website from 11:00 a.m. (Paris time) on 4 September for immediate release.

The following media events are planned (local times):

Paris – 11.00 a.m. Media briefing with senior officials from the OECD Trade and Agriculture directorate at OECD headquarters. To register, journalists should contact Caroline Tourrier, OECD Media Division (+ 33 1 45 24 80 99).

***This briefing will be webcast LIVE at: http://video.oecd.org.***

Tokyo – 16.30 p.m. – videoconference with OECD agricultural policy analysts Morvarid Bagherzadeh, Shingo Kimura and Mitsuhiro Inamura, at OECD Tokyo Centre (3rd Floor Nippon Press Centre Building, 2-2-1 Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0011). To register, journalists should contact Naoko Kawaguchi, OECD Tokyo Centre (+81 3 5532 0026).

Requests to receive OECD Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation 2014 under embargo by e-mail ahead of release time, or to obtain a password to access the website, should be sent to embargo@oecd.org. Journalists requesting an electronic version in advance of the release time agree to respect OECD embargo conditions.

For further information, contact Caroline Tourrier or the OECD Media Office (+33 1 4524 9700).

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