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5 ways to boost sustainable trade in the world’s poorest countries

A farmer examines rice in a paddy field near a farm house in Dhaka April 21, 2010. Bangladesh's food and disaster management ministry will buy 1.1 million tonnes of rice from domestic farmers in the next four months to boost emergency food stocks, officials said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: AGRICULTURE SOCIETY BUSINESS) - GM1E64L1LDX01

Poor countries are vulnerable to external shocks because of a reliance on low value-added exports. Image: REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Violeta Gonzalez Behar
Head, Partnerships, Outreach and Resource Mobilization, Enhanced Integrated Framework Executive Secretariat, World Trade Organization
Fabrice Lehmann
Guest Editor, Trade for Development News , Enhanced Integrated Framework
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