- The need to regulate agricultural markets
The context in which the question of agricultural market regulation needs to be considered has changed drastically as a result of the events of the past two years.
From the early 1980s onwards and for a period of over twenty years the problems of agricultural markets resided mainly in (...)
- The Call from Chapecó in four languages
You can now download the Call from Chapecó in English,French,Portuguese, and Spanish. See below.
- The Dakar Declaration in seven languages
You can now download the Declaration of Dakar in Dutch, English,French,German,Italian,Portuguese, Spanish. See below
- Chapeco - January 2005: Workshop for mutually supportive agriculture and trade policies - "Prices, domestic support and supply management"
The signatory farmers organisations of the Dakar Declaration for "mutually supportive agricultural and trade policies" met in Chapecó, Brazil, from the 19th until the 24th of January 2005. The participants were invited by the Brazilian committee composed by the FETRAF, Brazilian federation of (...)
- Dakar - May 2003: The Dakar Declaration for mutually supportive agricultural and trade policies
At the time of the seminar of Dakar (May 19-21, 2003), in addition to the declaration adopted by representatives of family farmers organizations and agricultural producers of more than thirty countries, the participants decided to act in concert and try to coordinate their activities concerning (...)
- Brussels - October 2002: Market access, spearhead for deregulation?
On 21-22 October 2002 representatives of 25 farmers’ organisations from Africa, Europe and Canada met in Brussels to compare their positions in the light of international pressure for ever greater liberalisation of trade in agricultural products. Discussions focused particularly on the (...)
- Brussels - May 2001: Access to export markets or access to its own domestic market ?
The process of liberalisation and submission to the world market has pushed national agricultural systems to compete with each other, and in the process has obscured fundamental areas of common interest. The essential objective of this seminar will be to draw attention to these areas of common (...)