Difference between revisions of "Africa's Last Best Chance"

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|quote="Two weeks ago the administration proposed ending subsidies for 80,000 wealthy farmers, substituting trade-distorting subsidies with cash payments to farmers, and trimming traditional agriculture programs by $4.5 billion over the next decade. These proposals, if approved, would directly benefit some of the poorest people on earth, save lives and ultimately reduce American foreign aid"
 
|quote="Two weeks ago the administration proposed ending subsidies for 80,000 wealthy farmers, substituting trade-distorting subsidies with cash payments to farmers, and trimming traditional agriculture programs by $4.5 billion over the next decade. These proposals, if approved, would directly benefit some of the poorest people on earth, save lives and ultimately reduce American foreign aid"
 
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{{opinion|Doha round|Wealthy countries should cut farm subsidies|for}}
 
{{opinion|Doha round|Wealthy countries should cut farm subsidies|for}}

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Author(s) Richard Holbrooke
Source The Wall Street Journal
Date February 15, 2007
URL http://online.wsj.com/article/SB117150866048809457.html
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Quotes-start.png "Two weeks ago the administration proposed ending subsidies for 80,000 wealthy farmers, substituting trade-distorting subsidies with cash payments to farmers, and trimming traditional agriculture programs by $4.5 billion over the next decade. These proposals, if approved, would directly benefit some of the poorest people on earth, save lives and ultimately reduce American foreign aid" Quotes-end.png


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This item argues for the position Wealthy countries should cut farm subsidies on the topic Doha round.