International agricultural commodity markets under spotlight in Rome

Listen /

UN Photo/Pernaca Sudhakaran

The governance of international agricultural commodity markets is coming under spotlight in Rome this week.

Ministers from around the world are gathering at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO to discuss how improvements can be made to the way the markets are governed.

The agriculture sector employs more than a billion people globally and accounts for a fifth of the world's economic activity.

Sandra Ferrari asked David Hallam, the Director of the Trade and Markets Division at FAO why governance was chosen as an issue.

Duration: 4'02"

Filed under Today's Features.
UN Radio Daily News Programme
UN Radio Daily News Programme
Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

       

 

December 2017
M T W T F S S
« Nov    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031