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Global Poverty: A Conversation with Jeffrey D. Sachs

As director of the Earth Institute and Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Jeffrey Sachs is renowned for his work toward solving some of the world’s most difficult economic questions.  Join him as he discusses the challenges and realities of the global fight against poverty and how he thinks progress can be made.

12:00-12:30 pm Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 pm Meeting

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AP: 'Cheap' Bread to Cost Billions in New Egypt

Author: Charles Hanley

For over a half-century the Egyptian government has sold cut-rate wheat flour to bakeries for the production of bread. Many Egyptians rely on this subsidy, but in the face of a looming global food crisis, the program may cost billions of dollars for the new Cairo leadership.

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