FarmPolicy

November 23, 2014

UN Conference Wraps Up- Biofuels; Doha Talks; Farm Bill; Crop Concerns; Climate Change Bill

UN Conference- Biofuels

Andrew Martin reported in today’s New York Times that, “A three-day United Nations conference on spiraling food costs concluded late on Thursday with the delegates calling on countries and financial institutions to provide more food for the world’s poor and increase agriculture production to ensure adequate supplies in the future.

“The final declaration, completed Thursday, sought ‘urgent and coordinated action’ to address the problems associated with higher food prices, to raise food production, to lower trade barriers and to increase research in agriculture.”

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