Brookings-G24 Roundtable on A New Global Agenda: Implications for the Role of the World Bank
The role of the regional development banks in the new global agenda
2016 Brookings Blum Roundtable
It is still in Japan’s strategic interest to keep alluding to the need to keep the ideas behind the TPP alive.
The whole spirit of multilateralism is on life support. Normally you’d want to heap praise on some other country for taking on a larger share of this global burden, but Trump doesn’t think about global problems needing to be globally shared.
Countries like Brazil and Ethiopia have shown the dramatic progress that can be achieved through multipronged efforts. Successful strategies have included measures like targeted investments to help small farmers boost crop yields—which can bring a double-barreled gain of increasing farmers’ incomes while increasing food availability for others—to social support programs like school meals, cash transfers and seasonal employment initiatives that ensure even the poorest people can afford food during lean times.