May 14, 2018

DDG Wolff: The WTO has a key role in promoting sustainable, productive agriculture

With digital technologies playing an increasingly important role in both food production and distribution, the WTO’s rule-based system provides ample space for policies to improve access to information and knowledge on farm trade, Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff said on 14 May. Speaking at the Global Forum on Agriculture in Paris, DDG Wolff also underlined the importance of ongoing collaborative efforts such as the Standards and Trade Development Facility in promoting the use of new technologies and digital tools to boost safe trade in food products.

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