Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP),
Shefali Sharma is senior program officer at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP). Over the last decade, Shefali’s work has focused on international trade and financial institutions, and international food and agriculture policies, with a particular interest and focus on India and South Asia. She has published several reports and articles on the WTO, the Agreement on Agriculture, bilateral free trade agreements and the impacts of free trade rules on developing countries from a social justice perspective.
There is a famous quote: 'It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end'. I think this is probably the most relevant quote for the Hague Conference. I say this not because the final Hague document make...