To promote a more open and equitable global food system, IPC concentrates its analysis on three areas, or "pillars," of food and agricultural trade policy.
While known for some time as focusing exclusively on international agricultural trade negotiations within the GATT and WTO system, today IPC studies the global food system more widely, although we do it with an ongoing focus on the importance of access to markets.
IPC's 3 major pillars of analysis are:
IPC also has done extensive research on the the broader topics of:
as well as some specific areas of current interest: