All articles for the topic: International trade

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Impacts of climate change on global food trade networks

Learn about the potential cross-border impacts of climate change on global food trade, through the lens of three crops: wheat, rice and maize. Using a simple network model, this journal article projects changes to trade communities and network structures, as well as the effects that this will have on global food security.

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Dispatch from the Climate-Trade Nexus

Learn about the transboundary impacts of climate change from an international trade perspective, and discover how trade policy can play a crucial role in advancing climate adaptation.

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Taking a Strategic View on Climate Change: Advancing Green Growth While Managing Transboundary Climate Risks

This event explores how green growth and managing cross-border and cascading climate risk can be combined into a more holistic strategic approach to jointly address climate change mitigation and adaptation.

 

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UK Department of International Trade

We secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.

We are responsible for delivering 4 priority outcomes:

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Adapting to Transboundary Climate Risks in Food Trade

This event will explore how climate change creates risks for the global food system that interact with other drivers of instability to create major threats to food security worldwide.

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The Geopolitics of Food Security

This paper seeks to give geopolitics a more prominent place in the food security debate, outlining its impact across a range of areas that directly affect food security.

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Enhancing resilience within global value chains: the implications of COVID-19 for climate change adaptation and mitigation policies

This blog discusses the implications of the COVID-19 crisis in relation to trade within global value chains (GVCs) given the looming climate change crisis.

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“The aggregation of national interest does not amount to the global interest of the planet” – Youssef Nassef, Director of Adaptation at the UNFCCC

The Transboundary Risks of Climate Change

Why the UK Foreign Office’s international science and innovation division will be working closely with ODI, SEI and IDDRI to bring transboundary climate risk to the forefront ahead of COP26 and beyond.

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Container ships dock at the Euromax Terminal in the Port of Rotterdam. Photo: Frans Berkelaar

Climate-Resilient Trade and Production

This invite-only online seminar explores how European member states, European businesses and the EU as a whole can usher in a new era of climate-resilient systems.

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Transparency and sustainability in global commodity supply chains

This research assesses the types of supply chain information that are needed to support improvements in sustainability governance.

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Adaptation Without Borders

Climate change – and adaptation to it – will occur in a globalized, hyper-connected world. 

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Reducing vulnerability to food price shocks in a changing climate

This brief explores the impacts of food price shocks in a changing climate.

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