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FAO and WTO: Food safety and trade should improve nutrition and boost development

Published on November 03, 2015

FAO and the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed today to strengthen their cooperation to promote international food trade and safety in ways that improve peoples' nutrition and allow small-scale producers to have better access to international agriculture markets.

"We look forward to ensuring fair trade of agricultural and food products through this stronger (FAO-WTO) cooperation," FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said in remarks made to his WTO counterpart, Roberto Azevêdo during an event at the UN food agency's headquarters. Read more. Source | Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations