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Global food markets can contribute to climate-change response efforts and to fighting food insecurity, according to a report published by FAO. For this, trade policies are needed that promote well-functioning global…

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In late August, the 2nd Agritechnica Asia and Horti Asia trade fair took place in Bangkok, Thailand, organised by the German Agricultural Society (DLG) and VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific. The exhibition shows innovations…

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Food imports have risen over the last years, especially for the vast majority of the poorest countries. It is now becoming more and more difficult for them to meet their basic food needs from international markets, a new…

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Promoting local milk to customers in a supermarket, Agadir , Morocco.<br/> Photo: ©FAO/Alessandra Benedetti / FAO
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The European Union has been in the process of negotiating free trade agreements with two countries in the Maghreb region of North Africa. Prospects for the two countries of Morocco and Tunisia were explored at an Open…

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This book, published by IFPRI, is devoted to the relationship between the global trading system and food security. The authors believe that international trade can make an important contribution to reducing food…

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A report commissioned via the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, the European Union and IFPRI, the International Food Policy Research Institute, takes a look at African agricultural trade and its prospects…

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In the context of the Nepal Trade Integration Strategy, “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit” (GIZ) and the Import Promotion Desk (IPD) are supporting a model project on promoting exporting of…

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Tea pickers working in the field. In 2015, the UK obtained 79 per cent of all tea imports from developing countries. <br/ > Photo: ©J. Micaud / FAO
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The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are also waiting with bated breath for the outcome of the Brexit negotiations. The latest positive signal from the UK Government should let them breathe a sigh of relief.

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Agricultural subsidies are the biggest obstacles in international trade talks. Now the EU and Brazil have submitted a joint proposal to the WTO calling for a harmonisation of domestic subsidies to promote fair global…

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Nowadays, there are no end of shops that sell fairly-traded products. However, significantly more producers could benefit from this – above all if there was more support from the major brands.

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