Address by WTO Director-General on on agriculture in upcoming WTO negotiations
2 November 2015, Rome--- Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General of the World Trade Organization, visited FAO headquarters and addressed country representatives, UN staff and media on the agriculture-related agreements being negotiated at the upcoming WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya (15-18 December). Among the envisioned outcomes are steps on export competition in agriculture that have long been a priority for developing countries and could become the WTO’s most significant negotiated outcome on agriculture to date.

Opening statement by José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General.
03min. 22sec.

Address by Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General of the World Trade Organization.
18min. 51sec.

Questions and answers session.
49min. 56sec.
Topic(s): Agriculture & crops, Food prices, Food production & stocks, Food Security, Hunger & food insecurity, Rural or agricultural development, Trade & economics
Produced by: FAO
Reference: 11397