UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2015

  • question_answer
    The terms 'Agreement on Agriculture', 'Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures' and 'Peace Clause' appear in the news frequently in the context of the affairs of the

    A)  Food and Agriculture Organisation

    B)  United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change

    C)  World Trade Organisation

    D)  United Nations Environment Programme

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Exp. [c] The Agreement on Agriculture is an international treaty of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Objectives To establish a fair and market-oriented agricultural trading system and that a reform process should be initiated through the negotiation of commitments on support and protection and through the establishment of strengthened and more operationally effective GATT rules and disciplines. Committed to achieving specific binding commitments in the areas of market access; domestic support; export competition; and to reaching an agreement on sanitary and phytosanitary issues.

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