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En español: Comercio Agrícola México-Estados Unidos y La Pobreza Rural en México
On March 14, 2013, Duncan Wood, Director of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. The hearing, titled “U.S. Energy Security: Enhancing Partnerships with Mexico and Canada,” included a discussion of the Keystone XL pipeline and the Transboundary Hydrocarbons Agreement.
During his campaign, recently elected Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto spoke of energy sector reform as a national priority. So is the time ripe for significant change? And is there agreement on the nature of the problems and preferred solutions? To gain perspective on the current situation and the potential for reform, we spoke with Mexican energy policy expert and Wilson Center Mexico Institute Director, Duncan Wood.
This article was originally written in Spanish. Mexico could produce 33 million tons of grain within 10 to 15 years, closing the current deficit of 10 million tons, and even add another 24 million per year to meet the projected demand by 2025, 39 million, according to the study published in Spanish by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, based in Washington.