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Preventing Famine
Policies and prospects for Africa




ISBN 9780415007122
Published July 1, 1988 by Routledge
261 Pages

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Some urgent new thinking is needed if any lessons are to be learnt from the recent disasters. This book brings together the experience of a number of writers who have worked on, or studied, poverty alleviation programmes in Asia and Africa.

Table of Contents

PART I: BACKGROUND AND CASE STUDIES 1 Introduction 2 Famine and the National and International Economy 3 Case Studies of Famine: Sudan 4 Case Studies of Famine: Ethiopia 5 Case Studies of Famine Prevention: Botswana, Bangladesh PART II: POLICY ISSUES IN FAMINE PREVENTION 6 Emergency Measures for Food Security: How Relevant to Africa is the South Asian Model? 7 Livestock policy in the Sahel: Why it Must Become More Drought Orientated 8 Agricultural Technology 9 Famine and the Control of Assets 10 The Roles of Government, Aid Agencies, and Local NGOs in Famine Prevention

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Biography

Donald Curtis Jr., Andrew Shepherd (FAO, Italy University of Cambridge, Loughborough University) Michael Hubbard, Clay Edward (Edited by)