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Domestic support stays central to WTO farm talks but result in 2017 doubtful

This article was originally published in Agra Europe

The talks’ new chair, Kenya’s Ambassador Stephen Ndung’u Karau (pictured above, centre), has been consulting delegations since his appointment on April 26, 2017. In his first proper negotiations meeting on June 1–2, he reported that negotiators “have revised their expectations about what could be achievable by [the Buenos Aires conference]”.



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