ggovernance & regulation
A new vision for agriculture
momagri, movement for a world agricultural organization, is a think tank chaired by Christian Pèes.
It brings together, managers from the agricultural world and important people from external perspectives,
such as health, development, strategy and defense. Its objective is to promote regulation
of agricultural markets by creating new evaluation tools, such as economic models and indicators,
and by drawing up proposals for an agricultural and international food policy.
Agricultural crisis: The Germans are getting involved and it is a good thing
Cork 2.0: Back to the future?
Brazilian agriculture under the spotlight
WTO condemns trade restrictions: How can it be interpreted?
The 2016 OECD Report on Monitoring and Evaluation of Agricultural Policy: A denial of reality
WORKSHOP COPA-COGECA/ MOMAGRI: HOW TO ADDRESS PRICE VOLATILITY UNDER A FUTURE COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY?
In search of better farmland governance in Africa
The G20 Agriculture is stalled on the progress made in 2011 and is not considering the G20 Finance’s stance on commodities
Land purchases: tension in Kazakhstan
CAP instruments and reducing volatility: Angélique Delahaye opens the way
US beef market crisis
EU/Canada free trade agreement: Prologue to the TTIP
2016 IASM: Focus on Moroccan agriculture
Will agricultural issues defeat the TTIP?
G7 Agricultural Ministers Meeting: a flat EEG reading
FT Commodities Global Summit “life after the Super cycle”
The TTIP, invited along as part of the US campaign
Speculation on agricultural products: ESMA refocused by Brussels
Agriculture in India: Safeguarding farmers’ incomes, a priority for 2016
G20 Finance: a lack of ambition
Is Australia discovering the strategic reach of its agriculture?
The British government welcomes a trade agreement with China on barley
CFTC / EU agreement: towards a new framework for harmonized regulation
The CME Group tackles volatility in the US cattle market
2016 World Economic Forum: Instability as the keyword of markets
Frédéric Courleux has joined the Momagri think-tank
Putting food security and agriculture back in the strategic debate: an imperative
International Green Week in Berlin: Grim outlook for European agriculture
Lower global agricultural prices: Yet another ordeal for farmers
Strong comeback of Argentina on global agricultural markets?
Ensuring the country’s food security at all costs: China’s priority
Global agricultural markets: What challenges for 2016?
The WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi: veni, vidi, non vici...
Russia: A future agricultural champion?
The CAP is at the end of its rope
2016: Towards a new “currency war”?
Development of European agriculture: Changing farming structures
Will agriculture be the end of the Doha Round?
Who wants to destroy Phil Hogan?
Exceptional aid measures: Agricultural market conditions remain strained
The G20 in Turkey: no breakthrough on agriculture and food security
“Agriculture is more important than aeronautics”
Volatile agricultural prices: Great Britain launches a new initiative
High frequency trading under the spotlight
North Africa and Middle East: The hot spot of food dependence
“Making agriculture a success”
Transatlantic Partnership: “Europe is open for business”, yes but to what extent?
Official Development Assistance (ODA) saved in extremis
The dairy crisis: “For a strong and innovative European sector”
The issue of agriculture and food is still focus of concern for Dacian Ciolos
The European dairy crisis: an assessment
The Brexit and its impact on agriculture: “Should I stay or should I go?”
The next global crisis will be a food crisis
Nairobi Ministerial Conference: the end of the Doha Round?
TTIP, TPP and CETA... A battle of acronyms for the same purpose
Crisis in agriculture: The European Union in search of a strategy
The pig farming crisis: worse to come
Drastic fall in global agricultural prices... until the next reversal
Climate change: an influential factor on the evolution of agricultural markets
From Quebec to Wellington, the dairy crisis becomes global
Chinese financial crisis: what impact on global agricultural markets?
Livestock crisis: the European Union on tenterhooks
Canadian supply management - once again in the spotlight
The dairy crisis is gaining ground in Europe
Agriculture and agro-food: A global challenge for France
What if support to agriculture was eliminated ?
The evolution of agricultural support measures: emerging countries catching up with OECD countries
Price scissors are worse for European dairy farmers
The issue of agricultural market regulation still under debate
Will there be an outbreak of food riots in 2040?
Post milk-quotas: “Why is the Commission the only one still not making proposals?”
“France does not have oil, but it has wheat”
The beef crisis in France: An economic downturn amid structural weaknesses
Domestic food aid: A key component of the US agricultural budget
The end of milk quotas in Europe: A difficult adjustment
French cooperatives on display
Managing common goods: An objective that must be met for the future of mankind
Moscow is playing Russian roulette with grain farmers
The state of food insecurity in the world: 795 million people are still suffering from hunger
World agricultural markets in 2015: “for whom the bell tolls?”
The complexity of carrying out agricultural reforms
Land management: An issue that must be addressed
G20 agriculture: one more effort
The 2014-2020 CAP: When simplifying shapes the future of European agriculture
Agriculture and agro-food: The pillars of China’s balances
World Expo 2015: the French agricultural model in question
Agricultural issues in the Mediterranean: Moroccan agriculture is ahead of its game
Heading towards a new CAP: “Work on building influence starts now”
High Frequency Trading: an illustration of “turn to crime” finance
Will the supply management policy in Canada be swept away by the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
Rethinking models: a major challenge of the twenty-first century
The 8th European Forum for the Future of Agriculture: A soil-less address for a soil-less policy
The WTO World Forum: What is left after 20 years?
French pork industry: The crisis drags on
A reduction in direct payments: a farewell to veal, beef and pork?
2015, a challenging year for American agriculture
The BRICS at the top?
Brazil, An agricultural titan with feet of clay
The EU Agriculture Council: When denial lays down the law
Agriculture at the WTO and in free trade agreements: Warning, sensitive topic
Farmland in Ukraine: Quiet, sales are going on!
Falling oil prices: What consequences for agriculture?
The Chinese dairy sector thrown into turmoil
Living (and surviving) in a volatile world: What implications for British agriculture?
Excessive speculation: France slated again
Agricultural price volatility: The leitmotif of the Agricultural Show?
Brazil 1 – Hunger 0
The long-term projections for world agriculture from the United States
Referendum on Britain’s exit from the EU: What are the consequences for agriculture?
The “Really Good Friends” of (their) agricultural activities within the WTO
Transatlantic Partnership: negotiations resume... for the worse?
When French Agriculture will close shop...
The World Economic Forum continues to focus on « a new vision for agriculture »
Crisis in the dairy sector : A warning shot for the European Commission
Transparency of agricultural markets, toward more European cooperation
Will there really be a milk crisis in 2015?
Letter to Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development
Russia will limit its grain exports
The dairy crisis and the elimination of quotas: time to react
European Union/Brazil: On the road towards a free trade partnership
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” (Winston Churchill)
The EESC valuable recommendations for the future of our agricultural model
Uncertain prospects for the future of European agriculture
The rush for farmland goes global
Getting the dairy sector closer to markets, yes but at what price?
New CAP: How far do we bury your heads in the sand?
The new CAP is raising questions and it is just as well
The Brisbane G20 Summit: What conclusions for agriculture and food security?
Unprecedented butter shortage in Japan
The embargo, a blessing in disguise for Russian agriculture?
The only certainty in agriculture is uncertainty
Agriculture and food security: a strategic vehicle for the United States
25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the world continues to evolve
Volatility of agricultural commodity prices: The Government’s new paramount priority
Russian embargo as catalyst for new CAP malfunctions?
European agriculture as the backbone of Europe
Commodity markets: Looking beyond the classical industrial approach
Official Development Assistance: Europe must do better
momagri Chairman makes an appeal at the International Summit of Cooperatives in Quebec
FAO renews demand to rein in agricultural markets
Food security: A priority for the Italian presidency of the EU
The importance of establishing a model for world food stocks
WTO: For Pascal Lamy “New issues, new challenges”
2014 Climate Summit: Which role and which expectations for agriculture?
When IMF experts question market efficiency
Phil Hogan: the new European Commissioner for Agriculture, an opportunity for Europe?
When will there be a supervisory authority on agricultural commodities?
The French food sector: a gruelling return after summer
The BRICS’ Development Bank thumbs its nose at the Washington consensus
The Russian food embargo as the paradigm of a changing world
Food security more than ever a matter of national security
The fate of French farming challenged
Africa and the agricultural challenge: from a food security strategy to a strategy of food sovereignty
Food crises in the 21st century: A global issue of security (conference)
Agribusiness: The EU was the world’s leading exporter in 2013
“Historic reforms” are expected for Japanese agriculture
Agricultural trade liberalization: A “do(h)able” objective for The Cairns Group
Milk post-quota era: The Commission opts for patience
Brazil as agricultural champion
Without “ideological barriers and pragmatism”, let’ be bold!
When land purchases in Europe rhyme with financialization of agriculture
The agricultural sector’s strategies by 2025: France still has a lot to accomplish
End of the sugar quotas: A sector under scrutiny?
Volatility: A factor that is an integral part of agricultural markets
Tomorrow’s European agricultural stakes - a difficult task for Member States?
Farm Bill versus CAP: The gamble on insurance programs
Olivier de Schutter steps down and delivers a bitter report
Proliferation of free trade agreements: Double standards?
Post-milk quota era: “To observe is fine; to observe and act is even better!”
Commodities: An investment becoming increasingly “unprofitable” for banks
Official Development Assistance (ODA): “Is France giving up ?”
Global Commodities Forum : Towards increased transparency and governance
Making the voice of farmers heard in the international arena
The European Union and its dreams of greatness
Free trade agreements: What goes around…
Global warming and food security: The IPCC raises a red flag again
European young farmers: Take action against the dismantling of the CAP
Food riots are still a major threat
In Agriculture we trust
European agriculture: An anti-crisis weapon
China’s food independence under considerable pressure
Agricultural subsidies: A telling measure of the changes in world agriculture
La Coop Fédérée, a priceless contribution to the cooperative approach
The volatility of agricultural markets: A cause for concern for everyone
When floods will wash away British agriculture
Is the Ukrainian grain market in jeopardy?
Global food security as guest of honor in Milan
A moratorium on a new G20 agricultural meeting
The Russian ban on European pork: A ticking time bomb?
Milk post-quota era: The industry is getting ready and learning from practices on the other side of the Atlantic
The agri-food industry: France seeks its place in the sun
“Divided we are weak; united, Africa could become one of the greatest forces for good in the world.”
Agriculture will remain a strategic priority for China in 2014
Farm Bill heading forward final passage
Global agricultural challenges discussed once again in Berlin
“Everything is fine, just fine…”
Europe moves forward on agricultural market regulation
“What Paris advises, Europe ponders over it and what Paris starts, Europe continues"
Trans-Pacific Partnership: is Agriculture being pilloried?
Thwarted ambitions, as expected
Frédéric Hénin, Editor in Chief, Terre-net Article published in Terre-net Magazine
The Farm Bill reform or Tantalus’ torment
European food aid safeguarded for now, but in the framework of social policies
Mediterranean Basin countries: A new partnership for food security
The agricultural cooperative, a profitable business model
Any farmer standing overpowers a kneeling nobleman?, says a French proverb
French agribusiness professionals, “Will you have a small cup of anxiety?”
The rating agency, an essential compass for the agricultural domain
Commodity speculation: The CFTC has not said its final word
Decoupled aid, subterfuge for an unambitious European agriculture
The BRICS and food security: New tectonics for geopolitical plates
Open Data in agriculture: A revolution in the making
Free trade agreements and disparate world farm policies: A difficult conciliation process
Do not let financial markets be the sole hand at the helm
Wildfires in Australia: Climate hazards and uncontrolled liberalization do not mix well
"To avoid disaster, it is best to organize"
Russia/Lithuania: The milk of discontentment
Volatility is once again decried in Rome
Towards a shutdown of American agriculture?
“There is a real moral duty to finance agriculture”
When fiction takes over markets…
The success story of German agriculture
Millennium Goals: The countdown is on
Agriculture still at the heart of development challenges in Africa
Agriculture, a strategic priority for Russia
What changes between the 2011 meeting of G20 agriculture ministers and the late-2013 WTO ministerial conference in Bali?
Fall 2013 marked by a rise in world grain production
When Columbians seek to shield farming from market liberalization…
The U.S. dairy industry betting on collective marketing…
“The WTO: A shark-infested pool”
Iran’s food security under threat
The American pork industry, a new national security issue
A new increase in Brazil’s farm budget
“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore”
The FAO and OECD review their outlook for the 2013-2022 global agricultural output
Once again, food security brings together the G8 and Southern nations
Foodpolis, a future city to serve agribusiness
Agriculture under pressure in the LDCs
Global food security: The call for a new post-2015 agenda
“Agriculture and agribusiness: Will it be possible to initiate new activities tomorrow?”
Is the new Farm Bill on the right track?
Is the wind shifting within the WTO?
“Globalization and Its Discontents” continues
New Zealand sets prices on the global milk market
U.S. development food aid in a process of far-reaching change
Against the dismantling of support tools to agriculture: India objects!
Global agriculture and climate change: Which solutions for tomorrow?
When the trading elite sheds light on its activities…
“French farmers, Time for outrage!”
What is in store for countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea?
The role of the cooperative model in the future 2014-2020 CAP
The health crisis in China: What impact on global agricultural markets?
The drought in New Zealand, a windfall for European dairy farmers?
British agriculture on the edge of the abyss
Upward forecast for 2013/2014 global grain output
WTO selecting a new director-general for September 2013
The Rite of Spring of Canada’s agricultural policy
FAO set to test a new approach to fight food insecurity
Urban farming: An alternative for tomorrow’s food security?
The threat of a new food crisis is looming…
In line for the presidency of AMIS, Australia advocates free markets…
Economic intelligence, a strategic tool for agricultural markets
International Women’s Day: what is the contribution of women to food security and agricultural development?
momagri was present at the French Salon International de l’Agriculture and the SIMA
The final blow to European food aid took place in Brussels on February 8
The “currency war”, what does it mean for world agriculture?
The global farmland rush continues
The CAP and the Farm Bill, two agricultural policies under threat?
Brazil, the world leader in soybeans in 2013
Russian grain market in dire straits
Food security discussed again in Davos
Unpredictability of agricultural prices, a heightened risk for farmers
The Franco-German tandem again expresses wishes “for a vibrant rural community” and “a vibrant Europe”
Agricultural financialization once again in the spotlight
Lower food prices (FAO), a false decline?
The CAP 2014-2020 budget, a pledge to compromise?
Reforming agricultural derivatives markets: Wishful thinking for 2013?
Libya intends to revive its agricultural potential
Producing “more”, producing “healthier” and producing “better”
The 2012 strained grain results foreshadow increased volatility of agricultural prices in early 2013
Christian Pèes elected as COGECA new president
New perspectives for the CAP
Belgium’s Minister for Agriculture Sabine Laruelle champions the idea of a strong CAP
The “intrinsic failure” of agricultural markets: An irrefutable evidence
Xavier Beulin and Christian Pèes are concerned about the risks that could pose long-term challenges to the competitiveness of the agro-food sector
Food insecurity in the Mediterranean Basin: Time to raise a red flag?
The grain crop in Kazakhstan looks morose
Denis Richard and Philippe Mangin, sharing two perspectives to support agriculture
Hurricane Sandy has made Haiti tremble once again
CAP budget laminated by Union Presidency?
What does the future hold for European food aid?
Food security in the Gulf
477 million farmers in the world suffer from hunger
Flexible incentives, a truly good idea for the CAP budget
CAP budget reform: Ireland steps up to the plate
The G20 agricultural meeting and the resumption of the Doha Round
Russia and Ukraine are troublemakers in grain markets
The need to assess the level of food security
WTO: A code of silence on exchange rates?
Once again, food security stocks intrude on top international agenda…
The new Farm Bill will wait for the next White House occupant…
China, an agricultural powerhouse at a crossroads
The new French Government action plan: The end of biofuels?
There is a pressing need to reevaluate the methods and assessment scope of public support to agriculture
Reforming the CAP: The Government’s small first steps
A new solidarity fund to deal with rising prices
Price volatility remains a growing concern
Agricultural market speculation and price volatility
Grain storage – The five million-ton “silo plan” is making very slow progress
Algeria wants to set minimum prices for farmers
Brazil’s agriculture: Budgetary support to address the challenges
Farm Bill and CAP: Two reforms in opposite directions
Market psychology, a factor that amplifies the structural volatility of agricultural prices…
Abolishing sugar quotas: Assessing impacts before dismantling
G20 2012: mixed results for global food security and agriculture
Agriculture as pillar of Africa’s economic development
The CAP plays decisive role in the lives of European farmers
Reforming the CAP: Another CAP is possible!
For the FAO, sustainable development and hunger eradication are irrevocably connected challenges
Towards declining agricultural revenues in 2012?
The French food industry, growth in a turbulent global context
Farmland: An increasingly strategic asset
The Black Sea area, an increasingly strategic zone for grain markets
The exchange rate, a key variable in agricultural competitiveness
Moving towards the reaffirmation of public regulatory policies?
Is the lack of governance a key factor of agricultural price volatility?
The EU and the US: divergent strategies for the future of the dairy sector?
The 2012 Farm Bill: towards the removal of decoupled payments and increased insurance?
Global land purchases: towards global governance?
“Safety nets”, a mechanism in vogue?
Millennium Development Goals: a 2012 Monitoring Report focused on food prices
India stepping up measures against speculation in agricultural markets
The risk of a price reversal for milk?
Incomes are higher, but still very volatile for European farmers
Agricultural price volatility, at the heart of concerns in the international community
The BRICS are becoming prominent on the international stage
Controlling OTC markets: an essential measure against the volatility of agricultural prices
Has CAP reform been postponed until 2014?
European Union and United States: A different agricultural policy is possible
Russian producers worried about their entry into the WTO
Putting agriculture at the heart of discussions on market regulation
Even at 210€ per tonne, wheat is not expensive when considering production costs
Beef sectors: France and Germany do not play with the same rules Article in Terre-net Magazine (No. 14)
China is reinforcing its support for agriculture, demonstrating its highly strategic character
The USDA celebrates its 150th anniversary, as the farm bill needs reforming
Agriculture at the origin of economic development
G20 foreign ministers in Mexico to discuss food security
The European Parliament in favour of maintaining the European food aid program
Similar concerns for the reform of the CAP and the Farm Bill
The 2012 Agricultural Show has employment as its main theme
Agricultural markets subject to the volatility of financial players’ expectations
There is a need for CAP structural reform
The crisis accentuates the rush for green gold
The future of agriculture discussed at the Davos forum
Benin puts agriculture at the heart of its policy for economic recovery
Putting an end to Doha to rethink the WTO foundations
In France, OTC transactions must now be declared. An essential, albeit still inadequate, first step.
The new Director General of the FAO faces considerable challenges
The psychology of financial players and agricultural price volatility
The French Senate reiterates the highly strategic importance of agriculture
Will China soon be the world’s top importer of agricultural products?
Food security on the agenda of the Mexican G20 Presidency
Conciliating buffer stocks and emergency stocks: a necessity for improving food security
The fall in grain prices, a symptom of agricultural price volatility
Budgetary discipline threatens the post-2013 CAP budget
Regulate the liberalization of agriculture to ensure global food security
Is the Canadian supply management system threatened by a free trade area project?
European food aid: a short respite
Agriculture is a key sector for the French economy
G20 Summit: Positive Conclusions for Agriculture and Food Security
According to a report by the CEPII, the conclusion of the Doha Round would have a negative impact on the agricultural sector in several countries
"Doing more with less": the challenge of the future Farm Bill
It is imperative that the CAP up-coming reform creates favorable conditions for the long-lasting recovery of agricultural investment
US regulators decide to curb positions in agricultural commodity markets
A world cocoa summit to stabilize markets?
Now more than ever, price volatility is on the international community’s agenda
Fighting price volatility in West Africa: Ecowas and FAO call for a regional approach
Is the future CAP setting aside agricultural price volatility?
Kenyan farmers demand higher corn prices
Taxing agricultural transactions in futures markets?
Emergency food stocks in West Africa
The IMF is concerned with price volatility on agricultural commodities
Speculation on commodity markets: what impact on price volatility?
What meaning can be given to the discontinuation of the European internal food aid system?
Doha clearly in a stalemate
Tension on the cotton market
US key rates near zero: What impact for farmers?
Higher farmland prices in France
Upcoming turmoil in the global corn market?
Agri-food products are curbing the degradation of France’s foreign trade deficit
The WTO launches a “Made in the World” initiative
Russia putting pressure on world wheat market
Agriculture: the key to fighting world poverty
WTO: Pascal Lamy admits “huge problems”
The European Union’s draft for the long-term financial project for 2014-2020 calls for a more efficient use of EU funds.
The lack of European stocks is blocking European food aid to the poor
Pascal Lamy calls for greater transparency in fiscal support measures
Agriculture: Rising incomes in 2010… but still volatile incomes
A vast common market for Eastern and Southern Africa ?
A price band to escape excessive volatility
U.S. Congress puts agriculture at risk
Land acquisitions : An explosive phenomenon
Mozambique threatened by the risk of a new food crisis
G20 Summit: Sending a strong political signal to rethink global agricultural governance
The eternal Doha revival
Australia: is the country’s food security under threat?
Regulation: A republican official calls for a rapid alignment of US and European policies
A return to Russian and Ukrainian exports: how will markets react?
Argentina acknowledges the role of “financial games” in volatility
The Financial Times links volatility with the psychology of market players
Could the new CAP planned for 2013 be postponed?
Argentina no longer has “extra farmland”
A chill on agricultural commodities
In Central Asian countries, A move towards better data sharing in agricultural markets
The Senate highlights the dangers of agricultural market financialization
The liberalization of agricultural trade between Europe and Latin America raises many concerns
The “Weather Market”: when speculators play with the weather
Towards a common grain platform for the Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan?
For Germany, “Agricultural commodities are not just another product”
G20 called to take steps against world hunger
Food prices are falling, but for how long?
Europe wants to limit speculation in commodities
Farmers establish a world organization to fight food insecurity
Assets portfolios: Boom times for Agricultural commodities
Tom Vilsack wants "more transparency in agricultural markets"
Latin America, the new breadbasket of the world?
G20 – difficulties in reaching agreement on regulating futures markets
Brazil hardens its legislation against farmland “speculators”
Trade negotiations with the Mercosur,Which consequences for the European Union?
High frequency trading in agricultural commodities, a practice under close surveillance
Uncertainties on the sugar market
In Indonesia, a database regarding the situation of agricultural markets
Rice reserves in Southeast Asia
A Brazilian candidate at the FAO
Oil prices are soaring and will prices of agricultural commodities tumble?
Farmers are very concerned about their future
Bolivia applies its bank reserves to agricultural investment
After wheat, rice soars
Dakar, the new crossroads for discussing agricultural issues
Food security in Great Britain: the government is willing to ' play its role '
China under pressure due to the planned explosion in domestic demand
The ECB is concerned about rising food prices
The G20 Presidency: Nicolas Sarkozy formalizes and clarifies his plans
Nicolas Sarkozy and Barack Obama make progress on regulation
In the United States, regulators vote for position limits on commodity markets
As food prices climb, North African streets erupt into violence
Food prices have not been as high since 2008
Is Great Britain too dependent on agricultural imports?
Soaring corn prices: Mexico officially intervenes on financial markets
Michel Barnier finds speculation on agricultural commodities « outrageous »
Russia boosts its agricultural imports
Nicolas Sarkozy advocates a world organization for agriculture
In Mali, Farmers locally regulate their grain markets
A rice shortage threatens food security in Asian countries
Agriculture is a strategic issue for the Vatican
Japanese farmers fear the rapid liberalization of agricultural markets in the Asia-Pacific
Export restrictions: The cause of agricultural price volatility?
Agriculture at the heart of Barack Obama’s trip to India
Sugar Prices surge to a 30-year High
For the African Union Chairman, Africa must maintain its agricultural subsidies
Agri-supply industries affected by agricultural price volatility
The Committee on World Food Security calls for action to fight agricultural price volatility
The importance of land management with regards food security policies
World Bank troubled by the volatility of agricultural prices
Corn prices are soaring in the U.S.
What impact will the "currency war" have on agricultural markets?
Ukraine in turn considering limits on grain exports
France and Germany adopt a joint position for a strong CAP after 2013
The FAO backs the concept of "food intelligence" to combat hyper-volatility
Domino effect of wheat on meat
Biofuel conquest in Africa
Young party members of the Christian Democratic Party propose a tax to combat speculation
The EU targets grain stocks and futures markets
Bruno Le Maire wants position limits on commodity markets
“Land monopoly”: The World Bank aims at regulating land acquisitions
The Indian paradox: Food stocks are abundant but people still suffer from hunger
China is importing corn and rice. Is the country’s food self-sufficiency being reassessed?
Cocoa: one isolated speculator dramatically raises world prices
“The framework to regulate agricultural commodities must be implemented at the global level”
Quebec: Creating an investment fund of $75 million CAD for "the next generation of Farmers"
The Indian government recommends the general distribution of foodgrains to its poorest people
Russian cereal producers worried about unprecedented drought
Cambodia: “Landless peasants” call for help
The Chinese government once again intervenes to deflate the speculative bubble affecting agricultural markets
The Australian Senate seeks to rebalance the positions of all players in the dairy industry
The FAO calls for the regulation of futures markets for basic food commodities
COPA-COGECA fear a return in price volatility for European cereals
Christine Lagarde Wants to Regulate Raw Materials Markets
“Food Security is a Stark Matter of Life or Death”
Members of European Parliament are concerned about free trade negotiations between the EU and MERCOSUR.
The new CAP: France and Germany getting closer to map out a common position
Bangladesh sets up a policy to build up food reserves
China takes steps to fight price volatility in agricultural markets
London stays the same liberal course regarding the CAP
40 percent of French people are experiencing qualitative food insecurity
Food Security Threatened by a Fungus
The French Senate intends “to deal with food as a global public good”
The escalating food crisis in Niger.
The fall of the euro boosts European wheat exports
Around 50,000 Indian farmers take their lives in the past three years
Number of European farmers shrinks by a quarter in 10 years
One billion hungry people
One in six Americans suffer from hunger in the United States
Launch of a fund to fight hunger in the world
Cereal farmers take to the streets in protest
100 million Additional Indians Fell Below the Poverty Line
Cloud of Ash and Food Security
Is the cost of the crises bearable?
The specter of a new food crisis looms.
India’s parliament voting on a law to guarantee food security
“Food security is the leading threat facing Pakistan, after terrorism”
Towards regulation for the dairy sector
Is a political crisis needed to save the CAP?
The Obama administration focuses on food security in development programs
The Doha Round is not the only platform for global cooperation!
Are agriculture and competition laws incompatible?
Running the risk of default when agriculture is deeply in debt
Finding new mechanisms to regulate agricultural markets
British dairy company tests out milk contract with guaranteed purchase price
The momagri model, an economic tool that sparks much interest
A strong CAP is one of the priorities of the Spanish EU Presidency
Food self-sufficiency is ample justification for the CAP
India's food safety threatened
Extreme poverty; a primary global concern
Threats to global food security
Agriculture, a sector at the heart of geostrategic issues
For Haiti, earthquake and agricultural disaster
rebound in commodity prices: the return of speculation
Climate risk, a constant for agriculture
Still waters run deep
Like France, Spain implements a stimulus plan for agriculture
“Annus horribilis” in French rural areas
Must we sacrifice food security in the name of climate change?
Spanish farmers protest at falling income
Social economy at agriculture’s bedside
Milk: the illusion of the end of the crisis?
Standardising labour laws for seasonal work; defining fair income for producers
Evaluating the impact of the Doha Round before finalizing it
Hunger is not a fatality
Agriculture on Facebook.
Kazakhstan’s record harvest; or the complexity of the agricultural economic chain
France determined to set up effective measures to manage markets
Is the CAP going to be transformed into a Common Agricultural and Climate Policy?
Commercial trade is not the solution for guaranteeing food security
Australian farmers threatened by Chinese imports
Reinventing regulation tools.
Feeding the world: merely a problem of quantity?
Reconsidering Doha’s foundations to save the Round
The role of joint-trade organizations in market regulation
Grain farmers are concerned by exceptionally low prices
Cooperative farming: An alternative model to the excesses of free-market capitalism?
Global food security is a “key element” of US foreign policy
How will we feed the world’s future population of 9 billion?
A compass for the WTO
A modernization law planned for a sector in crisis
Agriculture: a major player in the fight against climate change
Liberalization is not synonymous with economic growth
The Need to Unify Views on Agriculture
An Action-packed Fall
G8 : a major international commitment against world hunger
Agricultural Policy: New Minister, Same Course
A 20% drop in farmers’ incomes in 2008
Agriculture should not be on the agenda of the EU Swedish Presidency
A Ministry for “Food, Agriculture and Fisheries”
BRIC Nations Adopt Food Security as one of their Permanent Issues
OECD indicates that price volatility on international agricultural markets is tied to economic context
1.02 billion starving people in the world
“A child dies of hunger every 6 seconds”
How do we make agricultural production profitable throughout the world?
Milk: a hasty and inadequate agreement
Will the Doha Round Be Put Back on Track Following the Indian Elections?
Land Purchases Grab Experts’ Attention
Malaysia Builds Up Chicken Reserves to Stabilize Prices
Hillary Clinton Addresses the Issue of Food Security at the State Department
A billion starving people in the world
Milk: the situation goes sour
CAPSubsidies: More Openness of Course, But More Explaining As Well
Agribusiness, a Weapon Against the Crisis?
The Dairy Crisis Reaches Spain
The G-8 Summit Sets Agriculture as “Top Priority”
“The Reported Demise of China’s Breadbasket”
African Agriculture Profits Once More from International Aid
The Human Rights Council reaffirms its commitment to fight against hunger
The British do not believe in the regulatory virtues of the CAP
An Additional €1B for European Agriculture
Farmers’ Income Declined in 2008 in Spite of Soaring Prices
Doha goes on and on
Milk: a long way towards regulation…
Agricultural revenues should be comparable to those of the secondary and tertiary sectors
The World Bank and the OECD join the Doha Round champions’ clan
The European Commission stands firm on its liberal positions
G20 torn between revival and regulation
The need for every kind of agriculture the world has to offer
Milk still hasn’t come out of it’s dead end
Agriculture: A « trendy » sector?
The US are reducing subsidies granted to large farming businesses
After the Milk and Beef Crises, Pork Now Faces Hard Times
Recycling Food Waste to Fight World Hunger
High prices in a situation of plentifulness – what would happen in a situation of scarcity?
Doha, a bombshell or a real political will
Wheat: we are inclined to fear exacerbated volatility for the 2008/2009 production spreads
China becomes latest country affected by unprecedented drought
Madrid Summit : little progress
The Doha Round conclusions are still on the international agenda
Germany Wants an “Agricultural Davos”
Can the Drought in Argentina Ignite a New Food Crisis?
Roquefort vs. Hormone-fed beef: disagreement on sanitary regulations or commercial war?
The regulation of the milk sector: need drives the law.
The Chinese Scandal Gets French Milk to the Boiling Point
Animal Health: A Global Public Good More Than a Matter of Concern
The CAP and the Check Presidency of the European Union: a step forwards, a step backwards ?
2009 : a dull year according to agri-food transformers
“Trade is not a panacea to solve world hunger”
Farmers’ Income Once Again Hostage to Markets
Towards an « African CAP » ?
Soon a billion under-fed in the world
The United Kingdom, Sweden and Latvia refuse to pledge to an “ambitious” CAP.
Wrapping up the Doha Round Will not Solve the Current Crisis
Renting the land : a new development lever for poor countries ?
More and More “Made in China” Foodstuff
When can we expect a G20 summit on agriculture?
Boosting food crops in Africa
Are Declining Prices the Only Variable Factor Afflicting Farmers’ Income?
Former President Clinton Endorses Agriculture’s Strategic Role for the Stability of Nations.
Ethanol production isn’t profitable anymore.
Malawi: the bad pupil of international institutions, a model for Africa.
The Ricol report asserts the need for new cooperation in the financial area
The WFP aims at strengthening its development mission
A record wheat production in 2009 leads to a severe price decrease fear.
How about a Paulson plan for agriculture?
Confrontations on Milk Price
Pascal Lamy Stays the Course
Pascal Lamy: Rushing Headlong into Liberalization
Chinese Milk in Turmoil
India’s Dilemma: Can Agriculture and Industry Survive Together?
When Financial Investors Get a Cold, Agricultural Markets Sneeze
Swaziland Farmers Suffer from Rising Prices of Inputs
Biofuel Reshapes Latin America’s Agriculture
Madagascar Sets Up an Agricultural Program to Safeguard Food Security
Inherent Risks of Excessive Speculation in Russia
Desertification: A Threat to Food Security and Agricultural Development
Ministers of Agriculture of West and Central Africa Call on African Countries to Devote at Least 10% of Budget to Agriculture
Algeria: Farmers and Manufacturers Evoke the Need to Strengthen Food Security in their Country
FAO Calls on African Nations to Increase Agricultural Production and Accelerate Regional Integration Process
FAO Food Summit Conclusions Give Rise to Criticism and Skepticism
WTO Confirms Guilty Verdict for US Cotton Subsidies.
The German « Milk Strike » Continues
For COPA and COGECA. World Food Security Can Only Be Achieved through Market Stability.
The Wrestling Match Between Soybeans Producers and the Argentine Government Goes on
Facing Soaring Agricultural Commodity Prices, Russia Invests in Agriculture
U.S. Chlorine-Bleached Chickens: European Agriculture Ministers Reject Lifting Import Ban
Erosion of Biodiversity Threatens Global Food Security
Evolving Chinese Eating Habits Threaten China's Food Self-Sufficiency
Consequences of Cyclone Nargis on Myanmar's Rice Production Could Exacerbate Tensions on the World Market
Japan Strengthens Food Security Policy
Asian Development Bank (ADB): Rising Food Prices Endanger 1 Billion People in Asia
All Eyes on Agriculture
Wheat Stem Rust Could Heighten Tension on International Agricultural Markets
WTO: Heads of European and Japanese Agriculture Organizations Warn Citizens and Decision-Makers of the Risks of a Possible Trade Agreement
Rising Prices for Agricultural Raw Materials: Europe Fears "Global Food Crisis"
Banana Wars Reveal Gap in EPA Strategy
Developing Agricultural Infrastructures: A Prerequisite to Reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Rice: A Turbulent Market
Dairy Sector Faces Fluctuating Global Prices
Debt Relief for Indian Farmers: Not Enough
Controversy over Rising Food Prices in France
Rising Prices and Food Security: Stepping up Investment in Agriculture
Climate: United States Ready to Limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
For a CAP Built on Strategic Objectives (A Compromise between France's Intentions and the Commission's Proposals)
Cotton: United States Sticks to its Guns
Nutrition: "The Forgotten Millennium Development Goal"
Climate Change: Agriculture Threatened in Southern Asia and Africa
Agrofuels and Food Security: FAO Develops New Approach
Brazilian Beef: European Union Suspends Imports
WTO: Rifts Still Persist
Famine Looms in Kenya
Poverty is Not Just a Lack of Money
Child Labor: Tesco Boycotts Uzbek Cotton
WTO: Special Safeguard Clause for Agriculture and Special Products Under Fire
EPAs: Protests Continue in Africa
Reform of the Wine Sector: Regulation Tools Preserved
Farmers' Income in 2007: Uncertain Increase Hides Vast Disparities
Rising Milk Prices Rock “Food Basket”
“Unsuspected Agricultural Riches” in Niger
The Key Role of Agricultural Schools in Africa
Agricultural Price Forecasts Point to Further Uncertainty
Rising Price of Staple Sandwiches Affecting Food Security in Egypt
FAO: Paying Farmers to Protect the Environment
EPA: Toward A Muted Agreement
A New International Organization for Biodiversity
Doha: No Deal for Agriculture before 2008
Danone Wants to Create Giant Farms to Secure Supplies
Central Africa Just as Reluctant to Sign EPAs
Paris and Budapest Favor “Strong” Common Agricultural Policy
CAP: Setting Objectives Before the Budget
How to "Profit from Liberalization"
Cotton: New WTO Sanctions against United States
Biofuels: Criticism from All Sides
Reaffirming the Right to Food and Food Sovereignty
“Stockless Production” in the Agricultural Sector: Recipe for a Major Global Food Emergency
CAP Shaken to the Core
Growing Concern over Validity of EPAs
Rapeseed “Flooding” Europe’s Farmland
The WTO: Much Ado about Nothing?
Global Alliance to Support Developing Countries Affected by Climate Change
New Ban on Brazilian Beef Ahead ?
Desertification: one of the main obstacles to agricultural development
Doha: continued uncertainty behind the outward displays of optimism
The Ukraine, a new agricultural gold mine?
FAO calls for international regulation of agrofuels
The WTO Plays its Last Cards to Save the Doha Round
Shipping Costs: A Key Factor in Evaluating the Effects of Liberalization
The Doha Round: no possible solution as things currently stand
The Farm Bill is once again in the headlines
The WTO attacks subsistence farming in developing countries
The rise in agricultural prices threatens food security in developing countries
Biofuels: between hope and disillusion
Melting Himalayan glaciers threaten the future of agriculture in this region of Asia
The banana hinders negotiations on EPAs
When the Chinese giant drinks milk, the world market dries up and prices rise
Environmental conservation and the war on poverty: Agriculture provides key answers
Regulations to limit the export of health risks
For the first time the World Bank recognizes the importance of agriculture in development
The FAO is concerned about the outcome of the Doha Round negotiations
Biofuels push the prices of food products up
Surge in cocoa bean prices
Agriculture faces challenges as a result of climate change
The potato market needs regulating
Biofuels: a complex issue
The FAO supports urban agriculture in DCs
« Mariann Fischer Boel proposes complete reform of the fruit and vegetable sector”
Surge in maize prices causes riots in Mexico
The World Social Forum calls for a new model for agricultural production
"Good farming practices" according to the FAO
The need for regulation of agricultural markets as illustrated by coffee
Canada condemns US agricultural aid system before WTO
The European Union commits itself to bilateralism
Farmers’ incomes weakened by energy costs
The European Union should have environmental indicators
Environmental report is a source of hope
The liberalization of markets is a risk for food security
The regulation of world agricultural prices is more essential than ever
Deadlock in the Doha Round could continue until 2009
Policy reform of the CAP in the offing
Hunger in the world: the solution is first and foremost agricultural
Source : FAO
China: abandoning agriculture in favour of industry
Source : Courrier international
Agriculture: a fashionable investment?
Source : Le Monde
Preserving biodiversity: a strategic gamble for the European Commission
Source : Europolitique
The world under threat of a new food crisis
Source : Courrier International
Chinese agriculture is in danger
Source : Agrapresse
Risk of agro-commercial collapse for Southern countries
Source : CIHEAM
Australia refuses to dismantle its export monopolies
Source : Washington Post
India needs a new “Green revolution”
Source : Le Figaro
Is the Australian wine industry on the verge of bankruptcy ?
Source : Agrapresse
The real effects of liberalization on poor countries
Alert concerning the increased volatility of agricultural
Source : Europolitique Agriculture
Appeal for a regulatory system for agriculture dedicated to development
Wheat prices expected to rise
Agricultural practices that promote biodiversity
Source : IRD, www.ird.fr Fiche d’actualité scientifique n°243, may 2006
Africa is still waiting for its “green revolution”
Source : Le Monde 8th June 2006
WTO agreements have increased Oceania’s control over trade in dairy products.
Source : CNIEL (National Interprofessional Centre for Dairy Economy)
Liberalization alone cannot win the war on poverty
American export subsidies definitively condemned by the WTO ?
Cotton: hidden subsidies?
Will we all be eating Brazilian beef tomorrow ?
Peter Mandelson criticizes the World Bank model
Source : www.europa.eu.int
The sugar market: Africa, the Trojan horse in a sorry state!
Source : Europe Information Agriculture n°192
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