Lack of global dialogue and subsidies for farming sector damage
According to the UN Economic Committee for
For Africa to reach the objectives drawn up in the Millennium Development Goals, the World Trade Organization will have to respect the guidelines chosen in the Doha Conference, 2002, namely to make a reform in agricultural trade, which was one of the main goals of this conference.
As always, words speak louder than actions. For the most part,
To complicate the situation for their African farmers, the government of the USA decided in May 2002 to increase the subsidies for the agricultural sector by 67%, translated in 51.7 billion USD, reducing prices, increasing competitiveness, making it impossible for African farmers to sell their products in that market.
The groups of the Armed Forces of Russia blocked the town of Lisichansk from the south, an official representative for the Ministry of Defense, Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov said