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Combating Global Hunger as an American Foreign Policy Priority

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Coauthors

While not traditionally prioritized as a tool of foreign policy, combatting world hunger has high bipartisan support from the American public.

Two people holding big bag of onions, collecting humanitarian aid (water, food, hygiene products) for people evacuated from Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Global Food Security Act Reauthorization: New and Lingering Challenges

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Gloria Dabek

Amid new challenges to global food security, the Center for Global Food and Agriculture analyzes necessary changes to the Global Food Security Act Reauthorization.

Mississippi farm field rows during the winter on January 29, 2022.
Lance Cheung
Food and Agriculture

New Solutions for a Changing Climate

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Molly Jahn

The government must recognize investment opportunities in US agricultural research and development in order to address current and future climate challenges.

A female farmer plants transplants at a farm in Pennsylvania
Zoe Schaeffer
Food and Agriculture

Considering a Soil Initiative for Africa

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by David Nielson

This paper diagnoses the challenges faced by governments, international organizations and research institutions in mitigating and reversing the decline of soil quality in Africa.

Workers unload a truck of harvested cassava roots.
Food and Agriculture

The Looming Global Obesity Threat

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Roger Thurow

This paper seeks to raise awareness of the growing global obesity epidemic and the need to address the economic, security, and humanitarian threats it poses.

Aerial view of an Indian market place.
Food and Agriculture

Mobility as a Service: Managing an Urban Revolution

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Samuel Kling

The new paradigm of "mobility as a service" promises to change how people move, with local and global ramifications.

Scooter in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.
Tinou Bao
Global Cities

Inclusive Urban Economic Development: A Framework For Action

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Alaina Harkness

This paper explores how city leaders can use economic power to narrow the gap in wealth and opportunity.

San Francisco skyline.
Reuters
Global Economy, Trade and Business

​​Addressing China's Rising Influence in Africa

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Michael Tiboris

China’s growing contributions to African development should not automatically be feared, but their increased presence should create a recalibration in US approaches to development.

Chinese flag, Beijing, China.
International Development

Leadership Initiative on Corporate Engagement with Public Policy

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Coauthors

This paper provides recommendations for corporate engagement with public policy issues for societal objectives.

US Capitol Building at night
Global Economy, Trade and Business

Reducing Urban Violence: A Common Vision for the Western Hemisphere

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Flavia Carbonari

This report authored by a group of experts from Brazil, Columbia, Mexico, and the United States discusses a regional vision for reducing urban violence in the Western Hemisphere.

Skyline of Caracas, Venezuela at dawn.
Stig Nygaard
Defense and Security