Category Archives: Innovation Brazil

Signing of cooperation agreement between the OECD and Brazil

Our collaboration with Brazil began more than 20 years ago. Since then, Brazil’s participation has grown and highlights the importance that Brazil attaches to helping lead – and shape – the OECD’s work. – Brazil

Key initiatives to build a more global OECD

Ministers expressed full support for the OECD’s global relations strategy, as an essential element to increase its impact and relevance. This strategy has been the centrepiece of Secretary-General Angel Gurría’s vision to transform the Organisation into a more inclusive, global policy network and a prime forum for evidence-based policy exchange and global standard setting.

Taxing Energy Use 2015: Key Findings for Brazil

Taxation is a key tool by which governments can influence energy use to contain its environmental impacts. This report provides a systematic analysis of the structure and level of energy taxes in OECD and selected other countries, including Brazil; together, they cover 80% of global energy use. – Brazil

OECD and FAO expect stronger agricultural production, lower prices over coming decade – Rising incomes in developing world spurring demand for food, dietary changes

Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in real prices for agricultural products over the coming decade, but nonetheless, prices will likely remain at levels above those in the early-2000s, according to the latest Agricultural Outlook report produced by the OECD and FAO. –

OECD Health Statistics 2015 – Country Notes

Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format. – Brazil

Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in Brazil

Sustaining high agricultural growth is critical to Brazil’s overall development given the importance of agriculture and agro-industries to the national economy and the resource potential that has yet to be exploited. – Brazil

Multi-level governance and robust water allocation regimes needed to secure Brazil’s future water needs

The recent droughts in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo states have exposed the need to shift from crisis management to effective risk governance of the country’s water resources, according to a new OECD report. – Brazil

How’s life in Brazil?

This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How’s Life? 2015. – Brazil