World Trade Organization and its impact on Indian fisheries

Shyam, S Salim and Langer, R K (2006) World Trade Organization and its impact on Indian fisheries. In: Trends in biodiversity and aquaculture. Wanganeo, Ashwani,(ed.) Daya Publishing House, New Delhi, pp. 360-383.

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The 1994 Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization was developed during the Uruguay Round, a series of trade negotiations among 125 countries spanning seven and a half years. The Agreement specifies the purpose of the WTO, its functions, structure, and legal status, and provides for a Secretariat. The preamble text states that parties to the Agreement recognize that, " their relations in the field of trade and economic endeavor should be conducted with a view to raiSing standards of living, ensuring full employment and a large and steadily growing volume of real income and effective demand, and expanding the production of and trade in goods and services, while allowing for the optimal use of the world's resources in accordance with the objective of sustainable development, seeking both to protect and preserve the environment and to enhance the means for doing so in a manner consistent with their respective needs and concerns at different levels of economic development"

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:World Trade Organization; WTO; Indian fisheries
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension
Socio Economic and Extension > Fish Marketing
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:7407
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:09 Feb 2011 17:26
Last Modified:24 Feb 2011 12:57

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