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WTO delivers key deals on agriculture

Published on December 22, 2015

World Trade Organisation members on Saturday admitted having “different views” on how to address the future of the Doha Round negotiations. The WTO high-profile meeting which ended in Nairobi on Friday only delivered six decisions on agriculture and a few more issues of benefit to poor countries. WTO ministers agreed on a commitment to abolish export subsidies for farm exports, which director general Roberto Azevêdo hailed as the “most significant outcome on agriculture” in the organisation’s 20-year history. Read more. Source: The Star.