The influence of non-trade policy on trade – Renewable Energy Directive

Trade is a central factor in shaping not only global, but also regional and local development. Trade policies and agreements have a very important influence on achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The assumption of Trade4SD project is that trade has the power to produce positive outcomes when the policies which define the rules of the game are framed and designed in a way to promote access to markets, fair prices and standards of living for farmers.