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Posted by on Oct 22, 2009 in International | 4 comments

Ethiopian Request for Food Aid Comes as OxFam Proposes Long-Term Famine Prevention

Here. The human race, generally, tends not to want to act in its long-term best interests, reacting to emergencies rather than proactively avoiding or planning for them. So, it’s anybody’s guess as to whether OxFam will be heeded. But the fact is that drought need not lead to famine, as tragically, it so often has in Ethiopia and elsewhere.

[This is being crossposted at my personal blog.]

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