Thursday, October 22, 2009
Ethiopia Requests Food Aid as OxFam Unveils Long-Term Famine Prevention Program
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.