In response to rising global food prices, Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced on Sunday that he will eliminate import taxes on wheat, rice, white corn and yellow corn. Counter to the policies many other countries are adopting that would strengthen the ability of local farmers to meet demand, Mexico’s move would adjust high food prices […]
Author Archives: Victor Suarez Carrero
Victor Suarez is the Executive Director of The National Association of Rural Producers' Enterprises (ANEC) based in Mexico.
ANEC offers its members technical assistance, credit, micro-financing and harvest storage. It is present and active in 23 Mexican states and has 120,000 affiliated producers.
ANEC seeks to promote public policies for food sovereignty and fair trade.