Because he's trying to put pressure on Congress to pass a Farm Bill and resolve a Brazil trade dispute.
Oxfam reflects on Obama’s trip to Africa.
Issues where the President’s influence is greatly needed on the continent
How The US and EU can do a “solid” for poor countries when they negotiate a trade agreement
Oxfam and pharmaceutical interests spar over free trade and access to health
US intellectual property policy and access to medicines in the developing world: A rebuttal to Progressive Economy’s “Trade Fact of the Week”
Rohit Malpani is a campaigns advisor at Oxfam and leads the organization’s access to medicines campaign. Oxfam’s response to Progressive Economy’s “Trade Fact of the Week” 11/28/12 is cross posted from the Progressive Economy blog. Oxfam disagrees with the analysis set out in your November 28 article about patent protection for medicines. The article incorrectly […]
What do ketchup, shaving cream, and Viagra have in common? They all could be targeted for retaliation by Brazil if Congress doesn’t reform the Farm Bill. US exporters of these products, and hundreds more, could pay higher tariffs or lose […]
One important step forward for access to medicines in India, but are two giant steps backwards just around the corner?
Cross posted from Global Health Check and written by Rohit Malpani and Mohga M Kamal-Yanni. Rohit Malpani is a campaigns advisor at Oxfam and leads the organization’s access to medicines campaign. Mohga M Kamal-Yanni works for Oxfam as a Senior Health & HIV Policy Advisor. Last week, the Indian Patent Office took a major step […]
This blog was written by senior policy advisor Stephanie Burgos. Negotiations around the Obama administration’s major trade initiative, a free trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), are underway this week with talks ending in Australia tomorrow. The agreement is highly ambitious— it aims to set out a new trading framework with at least […]