US Farm Bill 2012: Policy & Potential

Emira Woods will present remarks reflecting upon the US Farm Bill impacts on international agricultural trade and African food (in)security. She will focus on the role of US food aid and trade policies in food (in)security in Africa and around the world.

Food and Trade: Dialogue

FPIF asked Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute and Gawain Kripke of Oxfam whether international trade is good for agriculture or not. Mittal sees free trade as hazardous to farmers and farming. Kripke sees a role for trade in sustainable development. While they agree on many points, here they also take issue with each other’s positions.