Policy Instruments to Support Green Growth in Agriculture

Policy Instruments to Support Green Growth in Agriculture

This book synthesizes the experiences of OECD countries in developing and implementing policies, programs, and initiatives related to green growth in the agricultural sector. It discusses the approaches the countries are taking for establishing a green growth strategy, the implementation of the OECD framework for monitoring their progress, and the various policy instruments used.

A coherent overall policy framework that has clear objectives, sets R&D priorities, and policy measures that are targeted and implemented at the appropriate levels is essential to establish a comprehensive strategy for green growth in agriculture. The book reveals that while many OECD countries have some green-growth-related policies in place, the degree of ambition varies considerably. Among a range of strategic objectives, most of the countries have policies that focus on improving energy efficiency and reducing the carbon footprint of agriculture.

OECD Green Growth Studies