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The Promise and the Perils of Agricultural Trade Liberalization: Lessons from Latin America

Events and Press Coverage

Washington, DC
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
July 24, 2008

"The Promise and the Perils of Agricultural Trade Liberalization: Lessons from Latin America" was launched at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington.  Timothy A. Wise and Mamerto Perez presented the report and Carnegie's Sandra Polaski provided commentary.  A summary of the event, and links to the powerpoint presentation and audio of the event,
are available here

Press Release
Promise of Export Agriculture Overstated for Latin America: New Report, July 18, 2008

Article in Reuters
Analysis - will a global trade treaty hurt more than it helps?
July 18, 2008

BBC Interview
Listen to Tim Wise's BBC interview here

Article in The Guardian
A bad deal all round: It was US intransigence that killed the WTO talks. Developing countries were right to walk away, by Timothy A. Wise and Kevin P. Gallagher, The Guardian, July 30, 2008.

 

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