22 December 2000

World trade top

WORLD trade reform will top the agenda at the 55th Oxford Farming Conference which takes place at the Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford on Thurs Jan 4 and Fri Jan 5, 2001.

EU trade commissioner Pascal Lamy will explain the key importance of agriculture in trade negotiations, while Canadian farm minister Lyle Vanclief will put the case of the Cairns group which presses for radical trade reform.

Full programme details of the Oxford Farming Conference can be obtained from the conference secretary (01902-693137 or e-mail ofc@adas.co.uk).