Jonathan HEPBURN is the Senior Programme Manager, Agriculture at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development in Geneva. He joined ICTSD in 2006, where he is responsible for the organisation's work on how farm trade policy and rules affect food security, equity and the environment. He has previously worked on development financing as Oxfam International’s representative to the World Bank and IMF in Washington, D.C.; and on trade, development and human rights issues with the Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva. He has written on a range of public policy and trade issues, including on development financing, intellectual property rules, climate change, and food, agriculture and biodiversity.
Eds. Hepburn, J., and Bellmann, C, (2018). ICTSD, Geneva.
Eds. Hepburn, J., and Bellmann, C. (2016). ICTSD, Geneva.
Eds. Meléndez-Ortiz, R., Bellmann, C., and Hepburn, J. (2014). ICTSD, Geneva.
Meléndez-Ortiz, R., Bellmann, C., and Hepburn, J. (2009). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
Chapters in books and academic journals
“How Can the G20 Support Trade’s Contribution to a Sustainable Food Future?”
“The decline of commodity prices and global agricultural trade negotiations: a game changer?”.
By Bellmann, C, and Hepburn, J. In "International Development Policy", Palgrave MacMillan, 2017.
“Options for WTO Negotiations on Agricultural Domestic Support”. By Bellmann, C and Hepburn, J (2017).
In “Agricultural Trade Interests and Challenges at the WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires”, eds. Piñeiro and Piñeiro.
“Export Competition Issues After Nairobi”. By Diaz-Bonilla, E., and Hepburn, J, (2016).
In “Evaluating Nairobi: What Does the Outcome Mean for Trade in Food and Farm Goods”. ICTSD, Geneva.
“The Future of Green Box Measures”. By Hepburn, J, and Bellmann, C, (2014).
In “Tackling Agriculture in the Post-Bali Context: A Collection of Short Essays”. ICTSD, Geneva.
“Food security and the multilateral trading system”. Hepburn, J, (2012).
In “The Future and the WTO: Confronting the Challenges”. ICTSD, Geneva.
"The Challenges Facing the Multilateral Trading System in Addressing Global Public Policy Objectives".
“Advancing sustainable development in global trade and multilateral negotiations”.
“Doha Round negotiations on the green box, and beyond”. Hepburn, J, and Bellmann, C, (2009).
In Agricultural Subsidies in the WTO Green Box, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
“Climate Change and Trade: Key Challenges and Options for Agriculture in Small Developing Countries”.
With Gueye, M.K, Sugathan, M. and Chamay, M. (2009). In Climate and Trade Policies in a Post-2012 World. UNEP, Geneva.
Other research and analysis:
ICTSD policy brief. (2018). ICTSD, Geneva.
With Bellmann, C, (2017). ICTSD, Geneva.
With Bellmann, C, (2017). ICTSD, Geneva.
With Bellmann, C, Eckei, J, and Ibañez, A. (2016). ICTSD, Geneva.
With Díaz-Bonilla, E (2016). ICTSD, Geneva.
With Bellmann, C, Morrison, J and Krivonos, E, (2013). ICTSD/FAO information note, September 2013. ICTSD, Geneva.
With Bellmann, C, Sugathan, M, and Monkelbaan, J, (2012). ICTSD information note, June 2012. ICTSD, Geneva.
With Gueye, M.K, Sell, M, Sugathan, M, Oliva, M. J, Biswas, T, and Chamay, M, (2008). ICTSD, Geneva.
“International trade rules, agricultural production and trade patterns”.
In “Trade and Sustainable Land Management in Drylands”. ICTSD, Geneva.
“Promoting sustainable land management through trade”.
With Chamay, Kamal, Sugathan, Canigiani, (2007). ICTSD / Global Mechanism of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.
Briefing paper, 2005. Oxfam International. Oxford, UK.
Series of briefing papers (2004). Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva.
QUNO Occasional Paper, 2002. Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva.
With Grace, B, (2001).Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva.
Shorter analytical articles:
In Bridges Africa, Vol. 4, No. 9. 11 November 2015. (Also published by ICTSD in French).
Blog post for the E-15 initiative, August 2015.
With Bellmann, C. Bridges Africa, Vol. 4, No.4. May 2015. (Also published by ICTSD in French).
With Bellmann, C. In GREAT Insights, Vol. 2 Issue 8, Nov 2013. (Also published by ICTSD in French).
Post on blog “ICTSD on the go”, 30 Sept 2013.
In Bridges Trade BioRes Review, Vol. 6, No. 2, June 2012.
In Bridges Trade BioRes Review, Vol. 4, No. 3, Oct 2010.
With Bartel, C, (2008). ATDF Journal Vol. 5, Issue 1 / 2, October 2008. African Technology Development Forum, Geneva.
Sensitive and special products. Trade liberalisation: opt-outs for farm products?
“In 'Trade Negotiations Insights', Vol. 6, No. 6, October 2007. ICTSD, Geneva, and ECDPM, Maastricht.
With Bellmann, C. In IPS-GSI subsidy e-newsletter, 24 Aug 2007.
“Green box subsidies: promoting sustainable development?”.
In 'Bridges Monthly', Vol.. 11, No. 4, June-July 2007.
In Bridges Trade BioRes, Vol. 7, No. 3, 16 Feb 2007.
“Special products in agriculture: some empirical evidence”.
With Bellmann, C. and Bartel, C. In Bridges Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 3, May 2006.