Argentine President Alberto Fernández Wednesday denounced that projections regarding an improvement in the world's food situation after the COVID-19 pandemic was over had failed to materialize.Add your comment!
President Jair Bolsonaro Monday acknowledged Brazil's role amid increasing global food insecurity as he met with the World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria in Brasilia.
The heads of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and WTO issued a joint statement on 13 April urging coordinated action to help vulnerable countries address growing threats to food security. The proposed actions include providing emergency food supplies and deploying financial support to households and countries, facilitating unhindered trade, and investing in sustainable food production and nutrition security.
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reaffirmed today at an event held in Rome their commitment to jointly address the challenges they share at the global level, such as stopping the increase in hunger, promote prosperity and peace, and build a more sustainable future for all.
The failure of the two major players in global trade negotiations to bridge their differences has put paid to the adoption of the protocol of amendment for implementation of the contested Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) for the time being.
Agriculture ministers from Mercosur full members plus Chile and Bolivia, as members of the Agriculture Council of the South, CAS, urged a quick conclusion of the World Trade Organization Doha Round negotiations to help combat poverty and ensure food security.
Australian lawmakers are demanding a review of foreign investment rules to stop foreign mining companies, including those from China, buying up prime farmland.