US, Africa Trade Talks Focus On Food Security

Law360, New York (November 3, 2009, 3:26 PM EST) -- At a meeting with officials from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, U.S. officials have underscored a push to expand the partnership between the U.S. and the African economic organization on issues such as biotechnology development and trade-related food security issues.

The meeting — held in Lusaka, Zambia, on Monday — examined the Obama administration's plans for promoting global food security, and how those efforts might be used to promote regional agricultural trade among COMESA members, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade...
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