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BRICS and food security

... It's not clear whether the world's worst drought in over a century provided impetus for the agriculture ministers of the BRICS nations to gather in Brasilia in March and launch a manifesto designed to make the group a key player in the global food security regime. But they did. Now the world is waiting. From a moral and business ethics perspective the effort makes sense and can add value to the BRICS brand. But success depends on China, India and Brazil, who are impacted by drought and ...


Obama's "Scare Force" Targets BRICS

... military components of Washington’s proxy regime in Ukraine have inflamed fears of a full blown front size ground and air war. For now the sanctions regimes being imposed by major powers-- the United States and its NATO allies, and Russia-- has put food exporters in the crossfire of what is destined to become a long and costly episode of a different kind of war, economic warfare. BRICS member Brazil, and Argentina, another major food exporter and prospective candidate for BRICS membership, could ...


BRICS… More Hungry For Power Than Food?

... conference call that I attended Friday discussing second quarter performance Brazil’s finance minister Guido Mantega noted that agricultural production increased 3.9% . That’s good for Russia and the rest of the BRICS because Brazil’s food exports help feed them. Among the alliance Brazil is the only nation that can feed itself. Russia, China, India and South Africa have food trade deficits. Among non-BRICS, Japan remains dependent as the world’s largest food importer. For ...


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