US farmers have suffered billions in losses due to the trade war and the coronavirus pandemic, yet surveys suggest they still back the president by a wide margin.
The €24 billion spent supporting farm incomes in richer regions could more than cover the EU’s Biodiversity Strategy.
American farmers have suffered the most as a result of China’s retaliatory tariffs yet surveys show they still back the president and his trade war.
New Zealand is in the process of negotiating a free-trade agreement with the EU. Agriculture is likely to become an issue because it is heavily subsidised in Europe but not in New Zealand.
Having an envoy for drought and a prime minister keen to visit drought-affected areas puts the government under pressure to do the wrong thing.
Kenya’s high consumer food prices are worrying because they are unresponsive to the policies pursued. The country needs to address this and improve planning to attain stability.