The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the search for an acceptable conclusion for the Uruguay Round. It will focus primarily on the agriculture negotiations, which have been the most controversial aspect of this Round.
The US Army Corp of Engineers is currently conducting a seven year
study on the need for navigational
improvements on the Upper
Mississippi and Illinois Rivers and
to quantify the environmental
impacts of providing these
improvements. Several multi billion dollar proposals are
currently under consideration and
In preparation for the 1996 FAO Food Summit, Karen Lehman detailed how food crisis of the mid-90s had come about, identifying the changes in policy that led to the end of food reserves and supply management programs world-wide.
A memo from Mark Ritchie summarizing the need for a global campaign for supplay managment and grain reserves. This memo led to the drafting of an Action Plan submitted to the FAO in Rome, November 1996.