Agriculture

TWN Info Service

WTO MC10 going down to wire, US intransigent

TWN Info Service on Trade, Agriculture and UN Sust Dev. Dec15/03

The World Trade Organization's tenth ministerial conference, scheduled to end today (December 18) is going down to the wire because of the intransigent positions adopted by the United States.

Civil society expresses shock at draft agriculture text

TWN Info Service on Trade, Agriculture and UN Sust Dev. Dec15/16

Civil society representatives present at the WTO Ministerial Conference (MC10) have expressed deep shock and disappointment over a draft text on Agriculture released in the early hours of the morning here on the third day of the Conference.

Developing countries get a jolt from WTO

TWN Info Service on WTO and Trade Dec15/15

Developing countries with hundreds of millions of poor farmers on Thursday (17 December) received a jolt at the World Trade Organization's tenth ministerial conference (MC10) here when draft texts on Agriculture issued this morning ruled out any outcomes for the special safeguard mechanism (SSM)