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By Sachin Kumar Sharma

This e-book examines the general public stockholding guidelines of chosen constructing international locations from the point of view of WTO ideas and assesses no matter if the provisions of the contract on Agriculture (AoA) may well abate those international locations’ efforts to deal with the demanding situations of nutrition protection. extra, it highlights the necessity to amend the provisions of the AoA to make WTO principles simply and reasonable for the hundreds of thousands of individuals being affected by starvation and malnutrition in constructing nations. This publication highlights that 12 international locations particularly China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Zambia and Zimbabwe are dealing with or will face difficulties in enforcing the nutrition defense rules end result of the provisions lower than AoA. those provisions have to be amended for allowing constructing international locations to handle starvation and undernourishment. development in WTO negotiations on public stockholding for foodstuff safeguard reasons also are mentioned and analysed. The findings of this examine drastically profit alternate negotiators, policymakers, civil society, farmers teams, researchers, scholars and teachers attracted to matters relating to the WTO, agriculture and nutrition security.

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D. Provide any additional relevant statistical information described in the Statistical Appendix to the Annex as soon as possible after it becomes available, as well as any information updating or correcting any information earlier submitted. The decision requires a developing country to comply with the notification and transparency requirements. The Bali decision has provisions for anti-circumvention/safeguards related to public stockholding for food security purposes. In order to take advantage of the decision, the concerned country would have to confess that it is in breach of, or is likely to violate, its obligations under the AoA.

In the context of the broader post-Bali agenda, members committed to the work programme with the aim of concluding it no later than the 11th Ministerial Conference. The General Council was required to report to the tenth ministerial conference for an evaluation of the operation of this decision, particularly on the progress made on the work programme. 2 (b) of the Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) in relation to support provided for traditional staple food crops in pursuance of public stockholding programmes for food security purposes existing as of the date of this Decision, that are consistent with the criteria of paragraph 3, footnote 5, and footnote 5&6 of Annex 2 to the AoA when the developing Member complies with the terms of this Decision.

With the exception of the least developed country (LDC) members, others have to annually notify domestic support to agriculture sector. The LDC members are, on the other hand, required to notify every two years. 7. Some member countries have notified domestic support to agriculture in US dollars, whereas others have used the local currency to notify domestic support. 8). For the years 2009 and 2010, Jordan has submitted domestic support notification with and without considering inflation. While considering inflation, the current AMS of Jordan was below the bound AMS for the years 2009 and 2010.

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