Issues / Food & Farm
FPIF asked Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute and Gawain Kripke of Oxfam whether international trade is good for agriculture or not. Mittal sees free trade as hazardous to farmers and farming. Kripke sees a role for trade in sustainable development. While they agree on many points, here they also take issue with each other's positions.
Ian Williams explains why rum is the true global spirit, with its warm beating heart in the Caribbean.
Niger is the poorest country in the world. Neither humanitarian aid nor free-market reforms prevented its 2005 food crisis.
New thinking for a trade and development agenda.
The international community has, at long last, recognized that there are some toxic chemicals that are just too dangerous to produce, use, and storeput simply, too dangerous to have on the planet.
The Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) is a product of the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) negotiations (1986-94).
When Former Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) administrator L. Paul Bremer III left Baghdad after the highly publicized “transfer of sovereignty” in June 2004, he left his imprint through 100 orders that he enacted as chief of the occupation authority in Iraq.
ver the last decade, shrimp have evolved from a delicacy only the rich could afford to the most popular seafood in America.
Two contradictory visions of globalization are sweeping around the world.
With annual lending to Latin American countries surpassing $8 billion annually, the IDB has significant influence over the region’s economies.