Focuses on key issues emerging from the Millennium Round of WTO negotiations, leading up to 2005 and the conclusion of new WTO agreements.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Agriculture has had a fundamental impact on agricultural policy worldwide. The new WTO agreements will cover agriculture,sanitary and phytosanitary measures, technical barriers to trade and trade in intellectual property rights. This book addresses the interface between the law of international agricultural trade, the emerging legal and economic order for agricultural trade under the auspices of the WTO, and its impact on agricultural policy reform both in the European Union and the USA. With contributions from leading authorities in the appropriate areas.
1Rodgers and M Cardwell2: The Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture and Domestic Support, M R Grossman3: The Politics of Agricultural Trade, W Grant, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK4: Farm Subsidies and Agricultural Trade Policy: The Case of US Support Programs, D A Sumner, University of California, USA5: Multifunctionality and Non Trade Concerns, M R Grossman6: Multifunctionality of Agriculture: A European Community Perspective, M Cardwell7: TRIPS and the Protection of Intellectual Property in Biotechnology in the United States, T A Feitshans, North Carolina State University, USA8: TRIPS, Biotechnology and the Public Domain: What Role Will World Trade Law Play? J Linarelli, University of La Verne College of Law, Ontario, California, USA9: Regulating GM Products in the EU: Risk, Precaution and International Trade, C Hilson, University of Reading, UK and D French, University of Sheffield, UK10: International Trade in Genetically Altered Agricultural Products - Impact of the Biosafety Protocol, N W Thorson, University of Nebraska, USA11: Environmental Policy and Reform of European Agriculture Law, C Rodgers12: Reforming United States Environmental Regulations for Agriculture: Impediments and Opportunities, D Adelman, University of Arizona, USA