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WTO, WHO and FAO leaders warn against trade-related impacts on food supply chains

March 31, 2020 at 1:32 PM
The heads of the World Trade Organization, the World Health Organization and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization want countries everywhere to ensure “any trade-related measures do not disrupt the food supply chain,” they said in a joint statement issued on Tuesday. The WTO's Roberto Azevêdo was joined by the FAO's Qu Dongyu and the WHO's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in warning that such disruptions, “including hampering the movement of agricultural and food industry workers and extending border delays for...

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