While it is common to characterize world trade in agriculture as agricultural protectionists in the North hurting farmers in the South, the situation is more complex. Many farmers in the South also want to retain protection. The Economist (this may require a subscription) highlights the plight of Indian cotton farmers; South Korean rice farmers stymie current US-South Korean free trade area negotiations.
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Sunday, January 21, 2007
Posted by Thomas Oatley at 7:29 PM . Sunday, January 21, 2007