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Linking trade, climate change and food security

  This week I attended an expert meeting on climate change and agriculture organized by the Trade and Markets Division at FAO. I gave a presentation on ITC’s experience in working on addressing climate change in traded agricultural commodities, specifically … Continue reading

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Is Quinoa trade good or bad for local communities?

Farming communities in the Andean Altiplano have traditionally produced the grain quinoa for local consumption. This year is the UN’s International Year of Quinoa. The declaration recognizes the grain’s high nutritional value and the Andean indigenous people who “through their … Continue reading

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