en Inter-réseaux Développement rural en Inter-réseaux Développement rural

Home

Guardian : Why farming subsidies still distort advantages and cause food insecurity

Guardian : Why farming subsidies still distort advantages and cause food insecurity
  • Partagez :
Guardian.co.uk (Angleterre) 2 December 2013

Thèmes :

For developing countries, it seems, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Despite all the talk of global power shifts and the rise of emerging economies, the runup to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting in Bali next week has once again forced developing countries on to the back foot despite having reason and ethics on their side.

The recent inability to close a deal in Geneva before the talks reflects the intransigence of some governments – the US in particular – in the face of what seem to be fairly commonsense and fair proposals to rectify large anomalies in the trade rules, and demand a pound of flesh in return for every such "concession".


Respond to this Article

Stay Informed! !

You can subscribe to our publications and newsletters and get them directly in your email. You can also create personalised news alerts to receive the newest information published on topics of your choice. Sign me up!

  •  

    Site produced with the support of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie and the Agence Française de Développement.

  • AFD OIF
  • How to participate?

    There are many possible ways you can join in the life of the network. You can subscribe to our publications and create custom news alerts. Subscribe to our publications. You can also subscribe to our RSS feeds and follow us on social networks. Send us your contributions and suggestions by contacting us! Contact us!

    Abonnez-vous à nos publications

  • You can also subscribe to our RSS feeds and follow us on social networks.

  • Send us your contributions and suggestions by contacting us!

  • Contact us