Aglink-Cosimo applications

» The market implications of reduced sugar consumption

Diets today in all countries have a higher intake of fat, sugar and salt from prepared food, with excessive sugar consumption affecting all age groups. This note examines three profiles of per capita sugar consumption that emerges from the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook dataset, using as a reference base the WHO recommendation calling for adults and children to reduce their daily intake of free sugar to less than 10% of their total energy intake. 

» Market and trade impacts of food loss and waste reduction

A forward-looking analysis of the market and trade impact of food loss and waste reduction, based on the latest projections for world and national agricultural markets provided by the Aglink-Cosimo model for the period 2014-23. 

» Partial stochastic analysis with the European Commission's version of the AGLINK-COSIMO model

This report from the European Commission provides a reference on the stochastic methodology used in the annual edition of the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook

» The effect of agricultural market developments on global hunger

The baseline of the 2015 OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook is applied to assess which countries are on trend to meet the SDG objective of eliminating hunger as captured by the FAO’s undernourishment indicator. 

» Agricultural markets and prices: Towards 2025

Farmers have demonstrated that they can and do respond to market incentives, but government actions in a number of areas can improve the functioning of those markets and thereby support farmers’ efforts.

Recent work on agricultural trade and markets

Agricultural outlooks from around the world