The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published this annual report as part of a continuing effort to promote informed discussion of emerging market and policy issues. This year edition offers an assessment of agricultural markets covering cereals, oilseeds, sugar, meats, milk and dairy products over the period 2008 to 2017.
DI - 29/5/2008
This document of the European Parliament is the latest progress report on Turkey, adopted by a large majority of 467 for, 62 against and 61 abstentions.
DI - 26/5/2008
The DESA has issued an update of the WESP published in January 2008. This updated report predicts that economic growth will fall steeply over the next few years, and makes recommendations to boost the global economy.
DI - 21/5/2008
The seventh edition of the African Economic Outlook (AEO) – an annual report published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - is focused on technical skills development. The AEO reviews the recent economic situation, the likely short-term evolution and the social and political context of selected African economies.
DI - 20/5/2008
The latest rankings of the Global Peace Index (GPI) highlights that most countries in the world are performing better against key measures of peacefulness compared with last year. The GPI is composed by 24 indicators ranging from a nations level of military expenditure to its relations with neighbouring countries and the level of respect for human rights. This year the Index has been expanded to rank 140 countries according to their relative peacefulness.
DI - 19/5/2008
According to the UN Secretary-General’s report to the Security Council –published on 9 May- the security situation throughout Darfur remains extremely volatile. The report covers significant developments during the month of April 2008, including the security and humanitarian situation in Darfur. It also provides an update on the Darfur political process.
DI - 12/5/2008
The recent edition of the Global Information Technology Report highlights the top ten of the most networked economies in the world. Denmark leads the ranking followed by Sweden and Switzerland. The Republic of Korea (9) and, to a lesser extent, the United States (4) post the most notable improvements.
DI - 8/5/2008
Latin America and the Caribbean received record levels of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2007, with inflows surpassing the US$ 100 billion mark for the first time ever, according to the latest report of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
DI - 7/5/2008
The US Secretary of State provides, by 30 April of each year, a full and complete report on terrorism with regard to those countries and groups meeting criteria set forth in the legislation to Congress. Beginning with the report for 2004, it replaced the previously published Patterns of Global Terrorism.
DI - 6/5/2008
This publication summarises the main features of European business and its different activities in a concise and simple manner. The pocketbook key figures consists of 13 short chapters, each of which focuses on a particular aspect of the European business economy: from the size and structure of business sectors to the importance of foreign-controlled enterprises.
DI - 5/5/2008
This publication is the World Bank premier annual compilation of data about development. The 2008 edition includes more than 800 indicators in over 80 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.