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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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    Germany’s Emerging War Economy

    Dalia Marin outlines how the country can transform its economy and help Europe achieve strategic autonomy.
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    Japan’s Post-Abe Trust Crisis

    Akira Kawamoto explains how Fumio Kishida’s embattled government can regain public confidence and boost economic growth.
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    Liz Truss vs. the Bank of England

    Shang-Jin Wei explains how UK policymakers can prevent a financial crisis by helping pensioners and homeowners.
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    What’s Happened to China’s Economy?

    Zhang Jun worries that weakened incentives for local-government policy innovation are undermining dynamism and growth.
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    Women, Life, Freedom, and the Left

    Slavoj Žižek

    Four recent global news stories have revealed the varieties of women’s empowerment, showing how the politics of sex and gender can either challenge or reinforce existing power structures. For Western liberals, understanding these dynamics will be crucial to beating back the new right.

    shows how four recent news events highlight the failings of Western progressives to counter the far right.
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    Toward a Progressive Economic Agenda

    Mariana Mazzucato offers a five-pronged policy blueprint for the left to counter populism and recover electoral relevance.
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    The Gorbachev Diagnosis

    Daniel Yergin revisits a 2001 interview with the former Soviet leader to consider where things went awry for Russia.
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    The Canary in the Inflation Coal Mine

    Jonathan D. Ostry explains why central banks should pay much greater attention to shipping costs.
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    The Crumbling Nuclear Taboo

    Beatrice Fihn urges countries to refrain from responding to Russia's nuclear threats with nuclear threats of their own.

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