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SUNS # 9454 Monday 8 November 2021

Trade : "Rigged" consultations process for agriculture "deliverables" at MC12? (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The chair of the Doha agriculture negotiations appears to have adopted a "rigged" consultations process, with only eight countries set to decide what ought to be the outcomes on agriculture at the WTO's 12th ministerial conference (MC12) set to begin in Geneva on 30 November, said people familiar with the development.

Climate : Grant-based finance unfulfilled, "de-risked" private financing elevated (PRIV)
(Prerna Bomzan, Glasgow)
At the fourth High-Level Ministerial Dialogue on Long-Term Climate Finance on 3 November, the developing countries underscored the importance of adequate, predictable and accessible grant-based financing, with full transparency to address critical adaptation and loss and damage impacts of climate change.

UN : Global food prices reach their highest level since July 2011, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities rose further in October to reach their highest level since July 2011, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said.

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