THE WORLD Trade Organisation has inaugurated new training facilities for developing country trade officials, a result of the Doha summit that led to the current so-called development trade round. There, governments agreed that officials from poorer countries needed assistance in grappling with complicated trade law talks, so they could play a full part in negotiations. As a result, the WTO has doubled its training capacity.

Other recent international organisation development news includes:

*The FAO has advised southern African ...

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