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Russian Federation: Sugar sector review

Date of publication: 28 May 2015

The sugar sector is central to the Russian Federation’s economy: during the last ten years, it has expanded dramatically and sugar is currently the second most important source of food calories for Russian consumers. Both the privatization of farms and factories in the early 1990s and the variable import duties...

    

Designing warehouse receipt legislation: Regulatory options and recent trends

Date of publication: 30 April 2015

The FAO Investment Centre and the FAO Development Law Branch have just published a review of warehouse receipt legislation and related regulatory practices worldwide. The publication - “Designing warehouse receipt legislation: regulatory options and recent trends” - provides country-based examples on how to develop enabling legislation for inventory credit.

Farmers...

    

TCI Investment Centre: An Overview (1964-2014)

Date of publication: 10 December 2014

Fifty years old, the FAO-Investment Centre has adapted, expanded, diversified and – to the great credit of the people dedicated to its service – it has thrived. For...

    

Animal welfare legislation in the beef, pork and poultry industries

Date of publication: 1 August 2014

Increasingly, but to different extents, consumers throughout the world want assurances that the meat and dairy products they are buying are safe to eat, nutritious and of good quality. Several recent zoonotic and food safety episodes have generally improved information on animal food production systems and led to rising public...

    

Morocco oilseeds

Date of publication: 1 July 2014

Significantly influenced by market reforms and trade liberalization programmes, the Moroccan oilseed sector has experienced a substantial decline since the 1990s. With total annual growth in oil consumption predicted to be 2.6 percent, the oil and meal import bill is projected to climb 50 percent by 2025. To compete...

    

Russian Federation: Meat sector review

Date of publication: 1 July 2014

FAO’s Investment Centre and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) released an in-depth review of Russian Federation’s meat sector. The study examines the main trends affecting the development of the sector, in particular the impressive...

    
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