G8 L’Aquila Joint Statement on Global Food Security

Sectors : International trade: market access, subsidies and aid for trade, Infrastructure General
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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“7. Open trade flows and efficient markets have a positive role in strengthening food security... We are therefore committed to reduce trade distortions and refrain from raising new barriers to trade and investment and from implementing WTO-inconsistent measures to stimulate exports. To this end, we aim at an ambitious, comprehensive and balanced conclusion of the Doha Development Round and call for renewed, determined efforts to bring it to a timely and successful conclusion. We are committed to improve access to information, promote conducive business environments and investment in rural infrastructure, such as transportation, processing, storage facilities and irrigation schemes.”