Scrap farming subsidies, say business leaders.
The world trade negotiators 'have moved the global system of commerce closer to a noble ethical ideal of providing opportunities and benefits for all', comments the CRT.
Domestic protection 'eliminates market opportunities for farmers in poor countries', says the CRT. 'Only through agricultural production, and the export of such production to waiting consumers, can those farmers and those poor nations earn income sufficient to fund a course of sustained economic growth, reducing poverty and improving lives.'
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|Title Annotation:||News Desk|
|Publication:||For A Change|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Dec 1, 2004|
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