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Peace is Good for Food Security

Born into a farming family where I witnessed my mother struggle to make enough money to feed us, I am pleased to learn that the world isn’t as hungry as it used to be. As the world’s population continues to grow, the pessimists worried it would be different. They insisted that we’d run out of […]

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It’s Elementary: Data shows that free trade improves our quality of life

If Sherlock Holmes were to share an insight, you’d pay attention, right? That’s what I would do. Dr. Watson, the famous detective’s longtime assistant, would listen up as well. “I have not lived for years with Sherlock Holmes for nothing,” he says in one of the classic stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. So let me […]

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Peace is Good for Food Security

Born into a farming family where I witnessed my mother struggle to make enough money to feed us, I am pleased to learn that the world isn’t as hungry as it used to be. As the world’s population continues to grow, the pessimists worried it would be different. They insisted that we’d run out of […]

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Agricultural Exporters Talk Fundaments for TPP

Negotiators for the twelve countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement have taken a break after meeting in Guam for almost two weeks in late May. They are awaiting the U.S. Congress passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to accept or reject a final agreement without amendments, and for Japan to make a final […]

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Kerry Hails Progress Toward Trans-Pacific Trade Pact, Despite Delays

Source – The New York Times By Michael R. Gordon Date – 4 Aug 2015 Website – www.nytimes.com SINGAPORE — Days after negotiators failed to wrap up an Asia trade agreement, Secretary of State John Kerry expressed confidence on Tuesday that the pact would be completed, calling it vital for the economic well-being of the […]

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