Shortcomings of global multilateral agrifood trade and a new food-dependency-based protagonism

Palavras-chave: World Trade Organization (WTO), agriculture, high-income food-dependent countries (HIFDC)


In this paper, we explore the relationship between agriculture and trade liberalisation, by discussing the dissident posture of High-income Food-dependent Countries (HIFDC) in the post 2008 food crises scenario. Indicating how these changes have led to the emergence of a new food-dependency-based protagonism where security has primacy over trade.

Biografia do Autor

Ricardo Cesar Barbosa Junior, Graduando em Relações Internacionais – UFG / Graduando em Direito – PUC Goiás
Graduando em Relações Internacionais pela Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG), é pesquisador assistente do Núcleo de Estudos Globais (NEG) e pesquisador voluntário do Grupo de Estudos Internacionais e Comparados (GEIC) e do Programa de Pesquisa sobre Ativismo em Perspectiva
Comparada (PROLUTA) desta. Graduando em Direito pela Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás (PUC-GO), é pesquisador-bolsista PIBIC-CNPq do Núcleo de Estudo e Pesquisa do Departamento de Ciências Jurídicas (NEPJUR) pela mesma instituição.
Matheus Hoffmann Pfrimer, Universidade Federal de Goiás
É professor do curso de Relações Internacionais da Universidade Federal de Goiás. Pós-doutor (2013) e doutor (2009) em Geografia Política pela Universidade de São Paulo, possui mestrado em Relações Internacionais e Integração Européia pela Universidade de Liège, Bélgica (2004), graduação em Direito pela Universidade Católica de Goiás (2001) e Geografia (licenciatura) pela Universidade de Federal de Goiás (2013).


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Como Citar
Barbosa Junior, R. C., & Pfrimer, M. H. (2016). Shortcomings of global multilateral agrifood trade and a new food-dependency-based protagonism. Conjuntura Internacional, 13(2), 94-101.