Wealth of nations hangs on WTO Cancun talks

By Alan Wheatley, Reuters

SINGAPORE, Philippines, September 3, 2003 (ENN): Is it fair that every European cow laps up $2.50 a day in subsidies while half the people in the world live on less than $2 a day?

Cutting through the technical jargon, this is the crucial political question that trade ministers from 146 countries must answer when they meet next week in the Mexican resort of Cancun. MORE>


Recent news and research

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

Stay Up-to-Date –
Sign up for our Newsletter

NewFarm.org changes daily! Don't miss out on the latest interactive features, columns and news. Sign up now for our monthly e-newsletter and stay connected.

ACTION ALERTS

•Free the meat markets! End packer ownership and stop closed-door deals

• Support Saskatchewan farmers in efforts to block GM wheat

• Stop budget cuts to conservation programs--the one's that help you pay for environmentally sound farming practices!

Share Your Stories

Are you a farmer? A consumer? Whatever story you have to tell, let it be an inspiration to others.
Share it with us now...

T H E    N E W    F A R M – R E G E N E R A T I V E    A G R I C U L T U R E    W O R L D W I D E