By Peter Ungphakorn
POSTED MARCH 23, 2020 | UPDATED OCTOBER 26, 2020
On this day 20 years ago — March 23, 2000 — negotiators met at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva to kick off new agriculture negotiations. Two decades later, the talks struggle weakly on, amid pessimism that any significant breakthrough will be possible in the foreseeable future.
And yet at a modest level, more has been achieved than many people realise. Some will be surprised that the talks are continuing at all.Continue reading “The 20-year saga of the WTO agriculture negotiations”