Agriculture

IATP has been advocating for fair and sustainable agriculture programs for more than 30 years. Our Farm Bill Portal documents the key issues in past Farm Bills, up to current controversies and priorities. our research, analysis and advocacy focuses on reforming Farm Bill programs, incentives for sustainable agriculture, excessive corporate concentration and market power, strong regulations of agricultural biotechnology and nanotechnology, food safety protections and financial markets. We are firmly committed to addressing agriculture's contribution to climate change while advocating for solutions that reduce emissions, increase resilience and support family farmers. 

[WATCH] IATP: Transforming food systems for people & the planet

Since the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy's founding in 1986, we have fought alongside allies for food systems that work for people and the planet. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota with offices in Washington, D.C. and Berlin, Germany, IATP brings together policy experts united by a shared passion for healthy, just and resilient food systems.

No basis for U.S. to dispute Mexico's GM corn import ban

A high-level delegation from the Mexican government is in Washington today to discuss a series of bilateral trade issues, one of them being U.S. government and biotech industry claims that Mexico's intention to restrict imports of genetically modified corn in 2024 violates the new Agricultural Biotechnology provisions in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) that replaced NAFTA in 2020.