Tag Archives: Innovation

Improving Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems: OECD Conference Proceedings

How can government policies move towards increasing agricultural innovation and improving productivity? This OECD conference shared case studies and ideas from Europe, China, United States, India, Africa, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand. OECD.org – Brazil

Innovation, diversification and better logistics key to sustainable and inclusive growth, says latest Latin American Economic Outlook

After a decade of relatively strong growth, Latin America is facing headwinds associated with declining trade, a moderation in commodity prices and increasing uncertainty over external financial conditions, according to the latest Latin American Economic Outlook jointly produced by the OECD Development Centre, the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN ECLAC)

Business brief: Innovation and urban mobility in Brazil

“What is the city but the people?” asked Shakespeare in Coriolanus. All city planning focuses on people and the quality of life. The big cities in Brazil took shape from the 1950s, when the country’s population amounted to approximately 52 million inhabitants, only 36.2% of whom lived in cities. OECD.org – 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. OECD.org – Brazil

Access to Knowledge in Brazil: New Research on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development

“Brazil is one of the world’s most productive crucibles for new ideas and practices in innovation and collaboration. This meticulously researched book provides a sweeping tour of the issues arising form that leadership.” Jonathan Zittrain – Professor, Harvard Law School “As policy makers around the world grapple with how to configure their intellectual property policies