Agricultural Economics Department


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Published in International Food and Agribusiness Management Review (2008) 11(3): 191-194; Copyright © 2008 International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IAMA).


Carole Brookins is an international consultant known for her work as a policy and trade strategist on issues concerning the global political economy and its effect on the food and agriculture sector. She currently serves on the board of several corporate and non- profit organizations concerned with global food system issues and is currently helping to develop solutions which can offset the effects of global climate change through the reduction and management of carbon emissions—an issue of increasing importance in future food marketing and world trade. Ms. Brookins served as U.S. Executive Director to The World Bank from 2001-2005 and has consistently advocated for partnering public and private sectors to develop infrastructure in countries, strengthen their investment climate, support agricultural productivity and improve the trade capacities of developing countries.