WTO Meeting Host Kenya Opens Talks With Call To Decrease Poverty, Diversify Economies

Agence France-Presse: Global trade talks open with call to fight poverty
“Global trade talks opened Tuesday with host Kenya highlighting their role in combating poverty, and urging African nations to diversify their economies. War-torn Afghanistan and Ebola-ravaged Liberia are set to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) as it holds a ministerial conference in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, its first such meeting on African soil…” (Martell, 12/15).