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Peoples of Mesoamerica in defence of seeds and maize

This call for the defence of maize and all peasant seeds comes amid increasing pressure to impose the so-called UPOV laws through trade agreements and other neoliberal policies throughout the region.

Free trade frenzy: the hidden costs of South Asia’s economic gamble

As debt pressures rise, South Asia’s economic strategies are increasingly revolving around FTAs. The frenzy, however, is not only reshaping the region’s trade dynamics, but also a wide array of national legal frameworks, from labour rights to agriculture policies.

Anticipating the 2026 CUSMA review

The mandatory six-year review of the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement is still more than two years away, but TIRP researchers are ahead of the game.

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Korea, Thailand launch first round of talks for trade deal

Korea’s trade ministry announced Tuesday that it has launched the first round of negotiations with Thailand to seek an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) aimed at bolstering bilateral trade and investment.

Dhaka, Bangkok to begin FTA talks next month

Bangladesh and Thailand will begin Free Trade Talks in Dhaka next month to expand bilateral trade to the tune of US $ 2 billion, Thai Ambassador to Bangladesh Makawadee Sumitmor announced.