Trade

IATP has long been a leader in making sure global agreements protect the rights of farmers around the world. We are active at the United Nations and World Trade Organization and through various bilateral and multilateral agreements to ensure that the rights of farmers to receive a fair price, engage in conservation and sustainable practices, and even just to stay on their land are upheld and respected. We also monitor trade agreements to make sure food safety, environmental safeguards and the rights of farm workers are protected.

NAFTA’s shadow of obstruction

Investor rights in the expired North American Free Trade Agreement continue to undermine democratic decision-making and climate policy in Mexico, Canada, and the United States.

No reason for U.S. alarm over mexico’s gm-corn ban

Minneapolis—From January 9-10, Mexico and the United States will meet at a presidential summit to negotiate the timeline and scope of Mexico’s ban on the cultivation of GM corn and mandated phaseout of GM corn imports and importation and use of the herbicide glyphosate. Feeding U.S.

[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.