Access to food is a fundamental human right. Trade plays a key role in food security but an excessive exposure to global markets also increases risks. Trade policy needs to be advanced from a right-to-food perspective. This calls for the effective implementation and reform of existing World Trade Organization provisions. In 2021, the fifteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the Twelfth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization will provide opportunities to incorporate the right-to-food agenda in the global trade architecture.

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  • Published online: 17 Jun 2021
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