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n South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences - Famine in Africa - Causes, Responses and Prevention, Joachim von Braun, Tesfaye Teklu and Patrick Webb : book review

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Extracted from text ... 917 Book Review Famine in Africa - Causes, Responses and Prevention Joachim von Braun, Tesfaye Teklu and Patrick Webb The Johns Hopkins Press Baltimore and London, 1998 In this important book the authors present the results of field work and other research from different parts of Africa. According to them, a famine is a catastrophic disruption of the social, economic and institutional systems involved with food production, distribution and consumption. For a long time famines have been considered anomalies - crises that must be remedied by short-term relief activities so that the normal process of development ..

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