February 27, 2020

Doha: More than U.S. / EU Agreement Needed for Successful Outcome

Categories: Doha / Trade

Additional news regarding the Doha round of W.T.O. trade talks is now available at the German Marshall Fund’s Trade & Development webpage. For complete details, just click here.


Farm Bill Issues

Categories: Ethanol /Farm Bill

Philip Brasher reported in yesterday’s Des Moines Register that, “President Bush has a goal of restoring and improving 3 million acres of wetlands by early 2009, a goal that will benefit wildlife as well as enhance water quality.

“The key to doing that is a U.S. Agriculture Department program that buys easements on low-lying farmland and then helps pay all or part of turning the acreage back into wetlands. The wetlands provide valuable habitat for birds and other wildlife, control flooding and cleanse contaminants from groundwater.”