Agriculture, development, and the global trading system: 2000 2015
Globalization has also included
1975 1985 1995 2005 2015
Worldwide share of produced calories crossing an
international border before final consumption (%)
Why trade is beneficial?
Scarcity of nature
Better use of resources globally
Flows of goods
Flows of technology
Flows of capital
Through markets and public interventions
Is Free Trade a popular idea?
Word Frequency of
"Free Trade“ in global writings
Source: Google (2016).
Has fallen from 35% to 10% in 30
….And specific doubts
19% of food consumed in the
United States is imported
5% of all foodborne disease
Address the issues, lot at stakes
Cooperation through disciplines
Government and their constituency
Political economy within and between countries
The value of well organized, healthy trading system, but in a changing world
What can the Doha Development Agenda Deliver, and how
can it fail?
The dynamics, intricacies of negotiations but what we should
learn for future round of negotiations
Role of emerging economies but also keep issues for the most
vulnerable ones: cotton
Successful and Failed trade instruments for Managing Price