TITLE

Old failures feed new famines

AUTHOR(S)
Devereux, Stephen
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
New Internationalist;Oct2005, Issue 383, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the state and condition of the people at risk of starvation in West Africa. Claim of human rights advocate Amartya Sen that Democratic institutions is the solution the problems of famine in the region; Assessment of the factors that brought famine and starvation to the region; Attribution of contingent aid as the main reason it aggravated the famine situation in the region.
ACCESSION #
18517669

 

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