Archive

June 18th, 2004

Monsanto Pulls Applications for Genetically Modified Wheat, WORC Urges State Policies On New Genetically Modified CropsResponsible Decision Avoids Disaster For Wheat Farmers

Original Publication Date: 
17 June, 2004
'We applaud Monsanto for this responsible decision,' said Wayne Fisher

Monsanto Withdraws Roundup Ready Wheat Regulatory Submissions

Original Publication Date: 
17 June, 2004
'Monsanto's follow-up announcement gives finality to their earlier decision on Roundup Ready wheat,' -Alan Tracy

June 12th

G20 Ministers Defend Their Market Access 'Elements' Approach

Original Publication Date: 
11 June, 2004
'Regarding comments that there is a formula proposal, and now there are elements, I must say that formulas are abstract if they don't have underlying elements supporting them,' -Celso Amorim

G20 Ministerial Communiqu? Lays Out Main Principles For Framework

Original Publication Date: 
11 June, 2004
The G20 Ministerial Communique was adopted after a meeting of the group on 12 June, on the eve of UNCTAD XI.

June 9th

Annex B Of Derbez Text To Be The Basis For July Package For NAMA?

Original Publication Date: 
8 June, 2004
Amb. Johannesson informed members that he would therefore submit Annex B together with a covering letter that would highlight the key areas of contentions and concerns of the members.

May 25th

WTO Hands Off Our Food, Say 48 Million In Global Campaign

Original Publication Date: 
24 May, 2004
Campaigners from Friends of the Earth International, which initiated this 'bite-back: WTO hands off our food' campaign, held two banners saying 'WTO: Hands Off our Food' and 'WTO = bio-hazard'

May 10th

GE Wheat Battle Won, But War Against GE Food Wages On

Original Publication Date: 
9 May, 2004
'This is a tremendous victory for consumers everywhere,' -Nad

Monsanto's Retreat On GE Wheat A Victory For Farmers

Original Publication Date: 
9 May, 2004
Monsanto is currently going through the permit process with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to de-regulate genetically engineered Roundup Ready wheat.

May 5th

WTO Cotton Ruling: Time to Reevaluate Bankrupt U.S. Agriculture And Trade Policy

Original Publication Date: 
4 May, 2004
The Brazilian victory provides an opportunity to reevaluate the failures of the bankrupt agricultural trading system, and begin an open and honest debate that would examine viable alternatives.

May 4th

WTO News: Speeches - DG Supachai Panitchpakdi

Original Publication Date: 
3 May, 2004
Address by the Director-General to Third LDC Trade Minister's Meeting (in Senegal)