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Kanayo F.  Nwanze

Kanayo F. Nwanze

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Kanayo F. Nwanze is President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the first recipient of the Africa Food Prize.

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  1. Refugees and Rural Poverty
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    Refugees and Rural Poverty

    Sep 9, 2016 Kanayo F. Nwanze makes the case for focusing on where poverty is concentrated in addressing migrant flows.

  2. Harnessing the Remittance Boom
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    Harnessing the Remittance Boom

    May 18, 2013 Kanayo F. Nwanze on the enormous development potential of remittances to rural areas.

  3. Small Farms’ Large Benefits
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    Small Farms’ Large Benefits

    Sep 21, 2012 Kanayo F. Nwanze

  4. Climate-Smart Smallholders
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    Climate-Smart Smallholders

    Mar 13, 2012 Paul Kagame & Kanayo F. Nwanze

  5. The Road to Food Security
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    The Road to Food Security

    Aug 20, 2010 Kanayo F. Nwanze

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

    Ian Buruma

    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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