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Agnes Kalibata

Agnes Kalibata

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Agnes Kalibata, the former special envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the 2021 Food Systems Summit, is President of AGRA.

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  1. A World of Food Insecurity
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    A World of Food Insecurity

    Jun 22, 2022 Agnes Kalibata offers three ideas for making food systems more resilient and sustainable in the face of new and growing risks.

  2. The Race to Sustainable Abundance
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    The Race to Sustainable Abundance

    Jul 9, 2021 Michael R. Bloomberg, et al. argue that public, economic, and planetary health are inextricably linked and must be restored together.

  3. Powering Sustainable Food Systems
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    Powering Sustainable Food Systems

    Apr 22, 2021 Agnes Kalibata & Kristina Skierka explain how to help smallholder farmers on the front lines of the climate crisis.

  4. Building Food Security During the Pandemic
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    Building Food Security During the Pandemic

    May 7, 2020 Tony Blair & Agnes Kalibata highlight four ways the international community can prevent a catastrophe in developing countries.

  5. Ensuring Food Security in the Era of COVID-19
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    Ensuring Food Security in the Era of COVID-19

    Apr 1, 2020 Thanawat Tiensin, et al. consider how governance systems can minimize the growing risks facing the most vulnerable people.

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    The High Costs of the New US Tariffs on Chinese EVs

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg laments the Biden administration's embrace of costly, futile efforts to outcompete low-cost rivals.
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    How G7 Leaders Can Unlock Financing for Africa

    William Ruto

    With many African countries trapped in perpetual cycles of debt, financing investment in sustainable development has become increasingly difficult, if not impossible. The situation demands that wealthy countries step up and offer debt relief and cancellation, in addition to more concessional and long-term financing.

    urges wealthy countries to help bring the global financial system into line with the developing world's needs.
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    The Threat of Trumpflation and a Fed War

    J. Bradford DeLong thinks monetary hawks should be more worried about the return of a populist demagogue to the White House.
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    Is China Too Old to Get Rich?

    Yi Fuxian explains why the country’s rising median age is at the root of its current malaise.
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    The Dangerous Retreat into Protectionism

    Carl Bildt warns that nothing good will come from a more deeply fragmented global economy.
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    The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub explain why giving in to the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail could push the alliance into a death spiral.
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    Don’t Believe the AI Hype

    Daron Acemoglu

    If you listen to tech industry leaders, business-sector forecasters, and much of the media, you may believe that recent advances in generative AI will soon bring extraordinary productivity benefits, revolutionizing life as we know it. Yet neither economic theory nor the data support such exuberant forecasts.

    finds nothing to support widely cited assessments of the technology’s near-term potential.
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    What the China Pessimists Are Getting Wrong

    Yu Yongding rejects gloomy narratives about the economy’s prospects and proposes ways to revive growth.
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    A Big Step Forward for Liver Health

    Danjuma Adda explains how new hepatitis guidelines from the World Health Organization could reduce cancer deaths in Africa.

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