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Agriculture Papers

Abbott, Philip. "Competition Policy and Agricultural Trade." OECD, October 1998.

Anderson, Kym. Trade Liberalization, Agriculture, and Poverty in Low-Income Countries. March 2003.

Anderson, Kym. Agricultural Trade Liberalization: Implications for Indian Ocean Rim countries. July 2002.

Anderson, Kym. "Agricultural Trade Reform, Research Incentives and the Environment." University of Adelaide, April 1998.

Anderson, Kym. "Agriculture, Developing Countries, and the WTO Millennium Round." University of Adelaide, December 1999.

Anderson, Kym. "Agriculture, WTO, and the Next Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations," Centre for International Economic Studies, University of Adelaide. November 1998

Anderson, Kym. Towards an APEC Food System. Centre for International Economic Studies, February 2000.

Anderson, Kym et al. "Agriculture and the WTO: Next Steps." World Bank, August 1999.

Anderson, Kym and Hoekman, Bernard. "Developing Country Agriculture and the New Trade Agenda." World Bank, May 1999.

Anderson, Kym et al. "Integrating Agriculture into the WTO: The Next Phase." Trade and Development Centre, September 1999.

Bagwell, Kyle and Staiger, Robert. "Strategic Trade, Competitive Industries, and Agricultural Trade Disputes." National Bureau of Economic Research, July 2000.

Beierle, Thomas C.  From Uruguay to Doha: Agricultural Trade Negotiations at the World Trade Organization. Resources for the Future, March 2002.

Benbrook, Charles. "Who Controls and Who Will Benefit From Plant Genomics?" AAAS, February 2000.

Binswanger, Hans and Lutz, Ernst. "Agricultural Trade Barriers, Trade Negotiations, and the Interests of Developing Countries." Paper prepared for UNCTAD X, December 1999.

Blake, Adam; Andrew McKay and Oliver Morrissey. The Impact on Uganda of Agricultural Trade Liberalisation. Center for Research in Economic Development and International Trade, April 2001.

Burfisher, Mary E.. "Agricultural Policy Reform in the WTO -- the Road Ahead."  Economic Research Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture), May 2001.

Cairns Group Farmers. "Recent Agricultural Policy Reforms and Future Directions." Australia, October 1999.

Cline, William R. An Index of Industrial Country Trade Policy Toward Developing Countries. October, 2002.

Conference Papers from the International Conference on Non-Trade Concerns in Agriculture, held 1-4 July, 2000 in Ullensvang, Norway. All papers in RTF format.

Cosbey, Aaron and Burgiel, Stas. "The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: An Analysis of Results." International Institute for Sustainable Development, February 2000.

Crook, Fred. "State Trading and Management of Grain Marketing in China." USDA, July 1999.

Danau, Alex et al. "L'organisation Mondial du Commerce et L'agriculture: Le Souverainéte Alimentaire Menaceé par les accords Commerciaux." Collectif Stratégies Alimentaires.

Das, Bhagirath. "Negotiations in Agriculture and Services in the WTO: Suggestions for Modalities/Guidelines." Third World Network, September 2000.

dell'Aquila, Crescenzo et al.. "Regionalism and Trade in Agri-Food Products." International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium, May 1999.

Dixit, Praveen and Josling, Tim. "State Trading in Agriculture: An Analytical Framework." International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium, July 1997.

Dobson, William D. "The U.S. Farm Recession--Implications for Farm and Agricultural Trade Policies" March 1999.

Dodzin, Sergei and Vamvakidis, Athanasios. "Trade and Industrialization in Developing Agricultural Economies." International Monetary Fund, October 1999.

Fabiosa, Jacinto. "Institutional Impact of GATT: An Examination of Market Integration and Efficiency in the World Beef and Wheat Market under the GATT Regime." Center for Agriculture and Rural Development, April 1999.

Feng, Chang and Beghin, John. "Food Self-Sufficiency, Comparative Advantage, and Agricultural Trade: A Policy Analysis Matrix for Chinese Agriculture." Center for Agriculture and Rural Development, August 1999.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN. "Issues at Stake Relating to Agricultural Development, Trade, and Food Security." FAO, September 1999.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN. "Measures to Enhance Agricultural Development, Trade and Food security in the Context
of the Forthcoming WTO Negotiations
." FAO, September 1999.

Genetic Resources Action International. "Beyond UPOV: Examples of Developing Countries Preparing Non-UPOV Sui Generis Plant Variety Protection Schemes for Compliance with TRIPS."

Hart, Chad E. and Bruce A. Babcock. U.S. Farm Policy and the World Trade Organization: How do they Match Up? Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, February 2002.

Henson, Spencer; Loader, Rupert; Swinbank, Alan and Bredahl, Maury. "The Impact of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures on Developing Country Exports of Agricultural and Food Products." World Bank, October 1999. 

Hertel, Thomas et al. "Agricultural and Non-Agricultural Liberalization in the Millennium Round." Global Trade Analysis Project, September 1999.

Hofreither, Markus. "Agri-Environmental Policies and Trade Issues: Selected Problems." OECD, October 1998.

Hudec, Robert. "Does the Agreement on Agriculture Work? Agricultural Disputes After the Uruguay Round." International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium, April 1998.

Isaac, Grant and Phillips, Peter. "The Biosafety Protocol and International Trade in Transgenic Canola: An Economic Assessment of the Impact on Canada." University of Connecticut and University of Massachusetts-Amherst, June 2000.

Jackson, Lee Ann. Is Regulatory Harmonization Efficient? The Case of Agricultural Biotechnology Labelling. Center for International Economic Studies, March 2002.

Josling, Tim. "Developing Countries and the New Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations: Background Notes on Agriculture." Paper presented at Center for International Development at Harvard University, November 1999.

Kelch, David et al. "Biotechnology in Agriculture Confronts Agreements in the WTO." USDA, December 1998.

Konandreas, Panos. "A compromise formula for tariff cuts in agriculture?" Food Policy, February 2003.

Kwa, Aileen. Development Box: Can it Adequately Address the Agricultural Crisis in Developing Countries? Focus on the Global South, April 2002.

Incgo, M. "Has Agricultural Trade Liberalization Improved Welfare in the Least-Developed Countries? Yes." World Bank, April 1997.

Incgo, M. and Ng, Francis. "Distortionary Effects of State Trading in Agriculture: Issues for the Next Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations." World Bank, April 1998.

Isaac, Grant and Phillips, Peter. "Market Access and Market Acceptance for Genetically Modified Products." University of Connecticut, June 1999.

Lucas, Caroline MEP. "Watchful in Seattle: WTO Threats to Public Services, Food and the Environment." European Green Party, November 1999.

Madeley, John. "Trade and Hunger: An Overview of Case Studies on the Impact of Trade Liberalisation on Food Security." Church of Sweden Aid et al., October 2000.

Mahe, L.P. and Ortalo-Magne, F. "International Cooperation in the Regulation of Food Quality and Safety Attributes." OECD, October 1998. 

Mitsch, Frank J., and Jennifer S. Mitchell. "Ag Biotech: Thanks, But No Thanks?" Deutsche Banc, July 1999.

Murphy, Sophia. "Market Power in Agricultural Markets: Some Issues for Developing Countries." SouthCentre, November 1999.

Nielson, Chantal and Anderson, Kym. "GMOs, Trade Policy, and Welfare in Rich and Poor Countries." Center for International Economic Studies, May 2000.

OECD. "Biotechnology and Food Safety: Report Issued to the G-8." Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, May 2000.

OECD. "The OECD and Agricultural Trade Analysis." OECD, 1998.

Regmi, Anita (ed.). "Changing Structure of Global Food Consumption and Trade." Economic Research Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture), May 2001.

Rosset, Peter M. "The Multiple Functions and Benefits of Small Farm Agriculture In the Context of Global Trade Negotiations." Institute for Food and Development Policy, September 1999.

Runge, C. Ford. "Emerging Issues at the Interface of Domestic and International Policy: Agricultural Trade and the Environment." WWF/OECD, October 1998.

Sekhar, C. "Volatility of Agriculture Prices – An Analysis of Major International and Domestic Markets " Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, June 2003.

Sharma, Devinder. "Selling Out: The Costs of Free Trade." United Kingdom Food Group, July 2000.

Simpson, James R. and Thomas J.  Schoenbaum.  "Non-trade Concerns in WTO Trade Negotiations:  Legal and Legitimate Reasons for Revising the "Box" System?".  Presented at the International Conference "Agricultural Policy Reform and the WTO:  Where are We Heading?", June 2003.

Skully, David. "The Economics of TRQ Administration." IATRC, May 1999.

Stilwell, Matthew. "Protecting GMO Labeling from WTO Challenge." Center for International Environmental Law

Tangermann, Stefan and Josling, Tim. "The Interests of Developing Countries in the Next Round of WTO Agricultural Negotiations," UNCTAD, June 1999

Thompson, Robert. "Trade Policy, Food Security, and Adjustments to Liberalization." World Bank, October 1999.

Trueblood, Michael and Shahla Shapouri. "Implications of Trade Liberalization on Food Security of Low-Income Countries." Economic Research Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture), April 2001

UNCTAD. "Examining trade in the agricultural sector, with a view to expanding the agricultural exports of the developing countries, and to assisting them in better understanding the issues at stake in the upcoming agricultural negotiations." April 1999.

UNCTAD. "Impact of the Reform Process in Agriculture on LDCs and Net Food-Importing Developing Countries, and Ways to Address Their Concerns in Multilateral Trade Negotiations." UNCTAD, June 2000.

UNCTAD. "Report of the Expert Committee on the Impact of the Reform Process in Agriculture on LDCs and Net Food-Importing Developing Countries and Ways to Address Their Concerns in Multilateral Trade Negotiations." UNCTAD, August 2000.

Wainio, John. "Agriculture and the Evolution of Tariff Bargaining." USDA, August 1999.

Waniala, Nimrod and Muramira, Telly. "Environmental Implication of Liberalizing Trade In Agricultural and Fish Products - The Case for Uganda." UNCTAD,  November 1999

Whalley, John. "Environmental Considerations in a New Multilateral Agricultural Negotiation, and Associated Developing Country Implications." Center for the Study of Globalization and Regionalization, November 1999.

Wilson, John S. "Liberalizing Trade in Agriculture: Developing Countries in Asia and the Post-Doha Agenda." World Bank Development Research Group on Trade, March 2002.

Other Resources

Agriculture, Biotech & Trade Policy News and Info Page

Buko Agro Coordination of German NGOs. Statement on Food Security. October 1999.

CIDSE. "Biopatenting and the Threat to Food Security: A Christian and Development Perspective." International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity, February 2000.

European Development NGOs. "Putting Food Security into the WTO." September 1999.

2000 U.S. Agricultural OutlookFood and Agricultural Policy Institute 1999

Kaukab, Rashid S. Speech at the Wilton Park Conference. "TRIPs, TRIMs, Agriculture and Services: A Southern Perspective." South Centre, July 1999.

McDaniel, Kendall. "What's at Stake for U.S. Agriculture in a Global Trade Deal?" Center for the Study of Rural America, December 1999.

Murphy, Sophia. "In Focus: WTO, Agricultural Deregulation and Food Security." Foreign Policy In Focus, December 1999.

Public Citizen. "Down on the Farm: NAFTA's Seven-Years War on Farmers and Ranchers in Florida." Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, August 2001.

Public Citizen. "Down on the Farm: NAFTA's Seven-Years War on Farmers and Ranchers in Alabama." Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, August 2001.

Southeast Asian Council for Food Security and Fair Trade. "Seattle Declaration." SAC, November 1999.

UNCTAD. "Positive Agenda for Agriculture." Resources and Publications.

USDA Agricultural Baseline Research Reading Room. Economic and trade projections through 2008.

**United States Information Agency. "Agriculture: The U.S. and the 1999 WTO Ministerial Meeting." Economic Perspectives. May 1999 (Symposium of articles)

World Development Movement. "GMOs and the WTO: Overruling the Right to Say No." November 1999. 

Worldwide Fund for Nature. "Directing WTO Negotiations Toward Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development." November 1999.

WTO Briefing Room on Agriculture provided by the U.S.D.A.'s Economic Research Service. 

The World Trade Organization Agricultural Trade Information page.