|Trade Policy for Sustainable and Inclusive Agriculture.
|Anna Sands, Julia Turner and Amrita Saha
|Date of Publication
|Institute of Development Studies
|Number of Pages
|Trade policy provides a powerful set of levers for accelerating a transition to more inclusive and sustainable agricultural practices. Yet, trade in agriculture is often reliant on unsustainable methods of production, misaligned to tackling hunger, inadequate in support for decent farmer livelihoods, with negative climate and environmental impacts. Several countries are pioneering efforts to reform agricultural support schemes. This briefing highlights two key priorities in aligning trade policy with efforts to reform support for a transition to sustainable and inclusive food systems: core environmental standards coupled with scaling finance to support global South producer compliance.
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