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07/12/2005

New FAO report on agricultural trade and poverty

Only days ahead of next week’s make-or-break World Trade Organization meeting in Hong Kong, where a final push will be made to reach an agreement to liberalize agricultural trade, the FAO today warned that the benefits of trade reform may not reach the poor unless urgent complementary policies and investments are made.

More information at : http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2005/1000173/index.html