Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine by Alex de Waal
English | December 8th, 2017 | ASIN: B07822FH41, ISBN: 1509524665, 1509524673 | 264 pages | EPUB | 1.65 MB
The world almost conquered famine. Until the 1980s, this scourge killed ten million people every decade, but by early 2000s mass starvation had all but disappeared. Today, famines are resurgent, driven by war, blockade, hostility to humanitarian principles and a volatile global economy.