Hunger in an age of plenty

In the latest Development Drums podcast, Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman talk about their book Enough: Why The World’s Poorest Starve In An Age of Plenty.

I found it interesting that these two Wall Street Journal journalists lay the blame so comprehensively at the policies and behaviour of industrialised-country governments.

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The next guest on Development Drums will be Peter Gill, who will be talking about his new book Famine and Foreigners, a return to Ethiopia 25 years after the 1980s famine documented in his book A Year in The Death of Africa.

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