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Agriculture and international trade: law, policy and the WTO.

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This book addresses the interface between the law of international trade as it relates to agriculture, the emerging legal and economic order for agricultural trade under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and their impact on agricultural policy reform in the EU and the USA. The book's particular focus is on key issues emerging in the Millennium Round of WTO negotiations, leading u...

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Chapter 5 (Page no: 85)

Multifunctionality and non-trade concerns.

This chapter first discusses multifunctionality and the various non-trade concerns in agriculture (i.e., environment, rural development, and food security). It then outlines the World Trade Organization negotiating positions related to multifunctionality of the USA, the Cairns Group, the EU, Norway and Japan. Finally, the chapter considers the joint-products issue and appropriate policy considerations for resolution of the debate over multifunctionality, particularly in the context of domestic support.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The WTO, international trade and agricultural policy reform. Author(s): Rodgers, C. Cardwell, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 27) The Uruguay round agreement on agriculture and domestic support. Author(s): Grossman, M. R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 49) The politics of agricultural trade. Author(s): Grant, W.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 69) Farm subsidies and agricultural trade policy: the case of US support programmes. Author(s): Sumner, D. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 131) Multifunctionality of agriculture: a European community perspective. Author(s): Cardwell, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 165) TRIPS and the protection of intellectual property in biotechnology in the United States. Author(s): Feitshans, T. A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 193) TRIPS, biotechnology and the public domain: what role will world trade law play? Author(s): Linarelli, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 215) Regulating GM products in the EU: risk, precaution and international trade. Author(s): Hilson, C. French, D.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 239) International trade in genetically altered agricultural products: impact of the biosafety protocol. Author(s): Thorson, N. W.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 277) Environmental policy and the reform of European agriculture law. Author(s): Rodgers, C.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 301) Reforming United States environmental regulations for agriculture: impediments and opportunities. Author(s): Adelman, D. E.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois, 333 Mumford Hall, 1301 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801-3605, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2003
  • ISBN
  • 9780851996639
  • Record Number
  • 20033204377