Ravi Kanth Devarakonda

Ravi Kanth Devarakonda writes for IPS from Geneva, covering mainly crucial trade negotiations. He has covered almost all major trade negotiations since the Uruguay Round (1986-1994). He has a masters degree in International Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University in India, and a post-graduate diploma in journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communications.

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The US-endorsed version of the trade agreement would've done nothing to address problems of poverty and food security in the Global South. (Credit:flickr/cc/denisbin) Views
Monday, August 04, 2014
Ten Reasons for Saying ‘No’ to the North Over Trade
GENEVA/ROME, Aug 3 2014 (IPS) - India’s decisive stand last week not to adopt the protocol of amendment of the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) unless credible rules were in place for the development issues of the South was met with “astonishment” and “dismay” by trade diplomats from the North,...
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