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Maximo Torero

Maximo Torero

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Maximo Torero is Chief Economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

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  1. The Second Green Revolution Will Be Digitized
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    The Second Green Revolution Will Be Digitized

    Jan 20, 2023 Maximo Torero explains why new technologies are essential to meeting the world’s food and climate goals.

  2. Ending Hunger Sustainably
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    Ending Hunger Sustainably

    Oct 15, 2021 Maximo Torero shows how governments and the private sector can tackle the global food and environmental crises simultaneously.

  3. A Post-War Playbook for a Post-COVID Recovery
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    A Post-War Playbook for a Post-COVID Recovery

    Dec 9, 2020 Maximo Torero urges policymakers to recognize the severity of the pandemic's economic impact on developing countries.

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    To Fight Climate Change, Protect Healthy Soil

    Juan Lucas Restrepo & Barron Joseph Orr explain how sustainable farming practices can reverse biodiversity loss and transform our food systems.
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    How to Protect the World from the Next Pandemic

    Winnie Byanyima & Joseph E. Stiglitz envision a global accord that applies the lessons of past health crises and includes binding commitments.
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    Strict Separation Is Not the Answer for Palestine and Israel

    Yanis Varoufakis warns against a two-apartheid-state solution that affirms the dangerous principle of ethnic exclusivity.
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    Preparing Now for the Next Disease X

    Tom Achoki, et al. propose several steps governments can take to establish robust and resilient response mechanisms.
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    To Protect Democracy, Protect Exiled Journalists

    Antonio Zappulla highlights the existential threats facing independent news outlets forced to relocate by repressive regimes.
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    The Economics of Health for All

    Mariana Mazzucato explains why pandemic prevention and preparedness must be embedded in economic policymaking.
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    The Dangerous Incoherence of US Trade Policy

    Stephen S. Roach warns that America’s latest tariffs against China raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict.
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    A New Dawn for US-African Cooperation?

    Vera Songwe identifies three ways that the United States can ultimately help itself by helping the continent.
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    Raghuram G. Rajan and Rohit Lamba on Indian job creation, industrial policy, democracy, and more

    Raghuram G. Rajan & Rohit Lamba argue that India must place the highest priority on creating and owning intellectual property, advocate an alternative to interventionist industrial policies like subsidies, call for the decentralization of Indian governance at every level, and more.

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