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Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)
Founded in 1986, the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) is an international non-profit policy institute based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with has an additional office in Geneva, Switzerland. Through research, analysis, education and advocacy, IATP promotes resilient family farms, sound agricultural policy, healthy ecosystems and strong rural communities. Recognizing that these issues are intertwined, locally and globally, IATP works with organisations around the world to analyze how global trade agreements affect domestic farm and food policies, and to advocate for fair trade, safe food, human rights and transparent, accountable global institutions.

IATP's main programmes are in Trade and Global Governance, which maintains the IATP Trade Observatory website, Food and Health, Environment and Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry and Rural Communities. IATP also manages several list servers available for free subscription:

  • Geneva Update [new window]
  • Road to Hong-Kong [new window]
  • WTO-Watch [new window]

Website: www.iatp.org [new window]
Trade Observatory Website: www.tradeobservatory.org [new window]

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)
Head Office
2105 First Avenue South
MN 55404

email: iatp@iatp.org

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), Geneva
Trade Information ProjectDirector: Alexandra Strickner

email: astrickner@iatp.org

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