Financial Volatility and Food Crisis at UNCTAD XII
Accra Accord on globalisation proposed
Limiting the impact of financial volatility and soaring food prices on the world’s poorest and ensuring that the global economy benefits developing countries are among the key topics of the XII Ministerial Meeting of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XII), held in Accra, Ghana, from 20 to 25 April 2008. Carla September reports on the first days of the Accra conference.
The event is devoted to an overall theme of “Addressing the opportunities and challenges of globalisation for development”, dealing specifically with the impact on developing countries of the current financial and economic crisis, as well as maintaining the dynamism of emerging economies such as China, India, Brazil and South Africa ... ... this article is for subscribers only. For direct log in >>> click here.If you have no subscription >>> pick your option or >>> buy the article.
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