Mitigating the impact of farming on the environment is an important challenge to guarantee the long-term sustainability of agricultural production.
Secure land tenure provides incentives for land-attached investments to enhance productivity of land use and discourage unsustainable practices (such as soil mining) that generate negative effects.
Spain ranks among the top six countries globally in all EBA topics.
Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia are among the top 5 performers in the fertilizer topic.
Colombia and Mexico score top 10 in the finance and water topics.
Kenya is the best performer in the region, and ranks within top 5 in the water topic.
The radar chart provides a visual comparison of 3 countries’ performance in the 8 topics scored in EBA17: seed, fertilizer, machinery, finance, markets, transport, water and ICT. Higher scores represent a larger number of good practices observed in the laws and regulations measured by each EBA topic.
Most countries measured by EBA17 (82%) require
In Malawi, it costs more than 30 times the income per capita to register a new fertilizer product, while the global average is 1.7 times.
Only 39% of the countries studied by EBA17 have licensed digital dividend spectrum to mobile operators,
fostering greater coverage in rural areas. None of these countries are located in East Asia and Pacific
In less than half of EBA17 countries (28), tractor type approval is mandatory. This process contributes
to the safety and technical reliability of tractors, and is observed in the majority of OECD