France Papers

  • Wto Agreement On Agriculture Incentives

    592 words, 3 pages

    A report in the Financial Times by John Thornhill leads with a remarkable quote from French President Nicolas Sarkozy warning the EU that he would block a proposed World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement on agriculture that would reduce European production incentives: In a world where there are 800m poor people who cannot satisfy their hunger and where a kid dies every 30 seconds from hunger, I will never accept a reduction in agricultural production on the altar of global liberalism. President Sarkozy is happy to have French farmers feed poor, hungry people in developing countries, but n

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