• The Dark Side of Agricultural Free Trade: A Caribbean Perspective

    1 month ago - By Food Tank

    COVID-19 has exposed some of the deep-seated scars of free trade on small economies, including those within the Caribbean. So it is more important than ever to look at how the Caribbean typically draws the short-end of the stick in the free trading system.
    The Caribbean's effort to seamlessly integrate into the global trading system has been challenging. Shaped by past colonial rule , the region's inherent vulnerability to globalization has been compounded by their small size, and susceptibility to natural disasters, and economic shocks. Generally, when integration into the global trading...
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