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MINNEAPOLIS—A new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) examines the effectiveness of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) in enhancing access to key federal conservation programs in Fiscal Year 2023.
Before dawn in Dubai, COP28 negotiators issued a final text that included a call to transition away from fossil fuels. Yet, the call sets a feeble course for the phaseout of their use, finance commitments are weak and equity is largely ignored.
MINNEAPOLIS—Today, in response to the launch of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s launch of its anticipated Roadmap to achieving SDG2 without breaching the 1.5˚ C Threshold: A Global Roadmap, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Executive Director Sophia Murphy, Ph.D., issued the following statement:
MINNEAPOLIS—As governments and civil society prepare to gather in Dubai for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP28), the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) calls for urgent meaningful commitments from global agri-food industries to c
MINNEAPOLIS—A United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) dispute panel ruled on Friday that Canada is not violating its trade obligations by limiting reduced-tariff dairy imports from the U.S. to maintain its domestic supply management system. A previous dispute over the same issue was decided in favor of the U.S. in 2022.
MINNEAPOLIS—Yesterday, Congress extended the current 2018 Farm Bill for an additional year. The fate of the Farm Bill has remained uncertain since its expiration at the end of September until Speaker of the House Mike Johnson included an extension of the current Farm Bill through September 2024 in the continuing resolution.

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