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Biden’s Climate Opportunity in Latin America
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Biden’s Climate Opportunity in Latin America

Guy Edwards and Benjamin N. Gedan, WASHINGTON, DC – Relations between the United States and much of Latin America are recovering after hitting rock bottom under former US President Donald Trump. But while President Joe Biden’s administration is focusing on the Central American migration crisis, it must not miss the opportunity to drive urgently needed climate action […]

Build Back the State
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Build Back the State

Mariana Mazzucato, LONDON – The development of COVID-19 vaccines in less than a year was clearly a major achievement. But the rollout has been far from perfect. In the United States, Operation Warp Speed met its manufacturing targets but stumbled in coordinating initial shipments. The plan neither prioritized vaccine recipients according to need nor did […]

Is Stagflation Coming?
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Is Stagflation Coming?

Nouriel Roubini, NEW YORK – There is a growing debate about whether the inflation that will arise over the next few months will be temporary, reflecting the sharp bounce-back from the COVID-19 recession, or persistent, reflecting both demand-pull and cost-push factors. Several arguments point to a persistent secular increase in inflation, which has remained below […]

Biden’s Great Tax Rebalancing
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Biden’s Great Tax Rebalancing

Daron Acemoglu, BOSTON – US President Joe Biden’s spending plans have been grabbing headlines, and rightly so. The administration’s relief package and infrastructure plan could remake the US welfare state by bolstering the social safety net and increasing spending on transportation, broadband, and education. But with US government spending likely to remain high after the […]

MoU to support smallholder farmers-PAFO, AGRA
Africa Agribusiness Opportunities

MoU to Support Smallholder Farmers-PAFO, AGRA

Kigali, 14 April 2021: The Pan-African Farmers Organization (PAFO) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) have signed a cooperation and partnership agreement to strengthen the capacities of African farmers’ organizations to ensure that they provide effective services to smallholder farmers, especially women and youth. The agreement will see AGRA supporting Farmers’ […]