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BRICS and food security

... BRICS food security. A slow rollout? It's one thing to move cautiously to manage risks. It's something else to move slowly due to political differences. Madame Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund has already pressed the BRICS New Development Bank to start generating loans in a tight money global economy ahead of its schedule. But there are no indications that the BRICS bank, still not fully funded and masking the lingering controversy over being headquartered in China,...

08.05.2015

Disease and Diplomacy. Tuberculosis as a political weapon.

... provide these non-state actors with a platform to evangelize their agenda to “offshore” the diplomatic initiatives and public health programs of individual nation-states. Many will be showing up in Russia to run their complementary meetings around the next BRICS "summit" during mid-2015. By 2050 BRICS could be co-opted into being members of the "western global governance" alliance When the BRIC idea was floated by an opportunistic Goldman-Sachs economist shortly after 911 the idea ...

20.12.2014

BRICS: A New Actor in Global Security

Will BRICS Make the World Safer? In its infancy, BRICS was preoccupied with economic issues, but today the group is also eager to handle global political problems including maintaining global security without the use of force. The BRICS countries support the preservation of the central role for the United Nations and its Security Council in safeguarding peace on the basis of the UN Charter and universally recognized norms of international law. Their peacemaking activities range from nonproliferation ...

09.12.2013

BRICS… More Hungry For Power Than Food?

... role in developing and testing direct planting methods and their work is paying off. Brazil now has more than 25 million hectares under direct planting cultivation, just one million less than the United States. Why can’t it can pay off for other BRICS too? Two UN Food and Agriculture agency (FAO) charts at the bottom of this article with a link you can cut and paste into your browser offer lists of those who have adapted, and how much land in hectares globally have been transformed. The overall study that generated ...

01.09.2013

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