Responsibilities for famine starvation in the world
Responsibilities for famine starvation in the world <br />By:<br />Ivana Bogicevic<br />Lara Pavicevic<br />Marija Aleksic<br />Milena Aleksic<br />
Many developing countries, especially those in Sub-Saharan Africa, cannot produce enough food to feed their total population.<br /> The United Nations World program warns that 10 million people across the Sahel region of west Africa could face famine over the next few months.<br /> According to the charity Oxfam 8 million in Nigger could be effected and 2 million in Chad. <br /> Some 80% of Chad’s population depends on subsistence agriculture <br />
<ul><li> The threat of famine is growing across the region.
For example: Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania and even northern Nigeria are already experiencing food shortages.
The strategic grain reserve in Nigeria is 65 000 tones short .
There are reports of people crossing the Niger border into Nigeria in search of food.
This is an area that has experienced communal clashes over resource. </li></li></ul><li>Can Africa avoid famine?<br />
When freedom for famine is basic right or political imperative, famine is prevented.<br /> Case studies from Ethiopia to Botswana demonstrate African successes-but they are often not acknowledged or repeated.<br />
<ul><li>African generals and politicians are the prime culprits for creating famines in Sudan, Somalia and Zaire, but western donors abet their authoritarianism, partly through imposing structural adjustment programmers.</li></li></ul><li>