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José Graziano da Silva

José Graziano da Silva

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José Graziano da Silva is Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.

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  1. Food Security Rests on Trade
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    Food Security Rests on Trade

    Nov 19, 2018 Angel Gurría & José Graziano da Silva warn that without rules-based global trade, the threat of hunger and malnutrition in some regions will grow.

  2. Food in the Age of Biofuels
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    Food in the Age of Biofuels

    Jun 25, 2015 José Graziano da Silva urges policymakers to leverage the benefits of cheaper energy to boost agricultural productivity.

  3. Waste Not, Want Not
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    Waste Not, Want Not

    Oct 15, 2013 José Graziano da Silva & Achim Steiner on the massive costs of food wastage and loss.

  4. The End of Hunger and Malnutrition
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    The End of Hunger and Malnutrition

    Jan 28, 2013 José Graziano da Silva on how to eradicate hunger.

  5. An African Horn of Plenty
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    An African Horn of Plenty

    Mar 1, 2012 José Graziano da Silva

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    Only the US Congress Can Stop Ukraine from Winning

    Simon Johnson explains why Russia’s best hope now lies with House Republicans’ nonsensical position on the US debt ceiling.
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    What Japanese Deterrence Would Look Like

    Bill Emmott

    In new strategy documents, Japan’s government has broken new ground with a public commitment to build up the country’s counterstrike and rapid mobilization capabilities. Though executing this task will not be easy, it has become essential to peace in the region.

    explains what it will take to discourage aggression by North Korea, Russia, and especially China.
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    Getting to Monetary Integration in Latin America

    Camila Villard Duran explains why the vision of a regional unit of account, advanced by Brazil and Argentina, is achievable.
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    The Age of Verbiage

    Arvind Subramanian blames today’s nonstop inundation of expert opinion for undermining the quality of public discourse.
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    Davos Man Has a People Problem

    Antara Haldar suspects that the socially “disembedded” economic logic of globalization has gone as far as it can go.
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    Eliminate the Debt Ceiling

    Willem H. Buiter thinks the US Constitution and common sense argue for a de facto abolition of the cap.
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    Japan’s Fiscal Dilemma

    Takatoshi Ito explains why the country’s deficit-financed spending spree endangers its national security.
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    Too Soon for Global Optimism

    Kenneth Rogoff

    It is hard to reconcile the jubilant mood of many business leaders with the uncertainty caused by the war in Ukraine. While there are some positive signs of economic recovery, a sudden escalation could severely destabilize the global economy, cause a stock market crash, and accelerate deglobalization.

    warns that the Ukraine war and economic fragmentation are still jeopardizing world growth prospects.
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    Why Europe’s Franco-German Engine Is Stalling

    Jean Pisani-Ferry cautions that the two countries' differences are so substantial that a hasty compromise will not suffice.

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