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6. Fifteen Years Of NAFTA: The Impact On Rural Mexico

Irma Lorena Acosta Reveles;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: BRILL
Abstract
By the onset of 2008, Mexico had signed twelve commercial trade pacts with forty-four countries and had entered into the World Trade Organization (WTO). But without doubt, the most important move to date has been that of the NAFTA. This chapter limits this discussion to demonstrate its impact on the income of the rural population and on agricultural employment. Brief mention is made of the crisis in food security. The chapter first remembers that the content of NAFTA that directly concerns the rural sector is essentially that which governs all agricultural trade between the United States, Canada and Mexico as of 1994. It is true that the increased prices for bio...
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free text keywords: Economics, Agriculture, Rural sector, Development economics, Rural population, World trade, Food security, Agrarian society, business.industry, business
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Social Science and Humanities
Agricultural and Food Sciences
Rural Digital Europe
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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