How America is betraying the hungry children of Africa
Beneblog: Technology Meets Society
JUNE 25, 2007
The article shows how we manage to damage agricultural economies and the sustainability of countries with food aid, this time in Malawi. Why are we shipping many tons of American corn to a country that has a bumper crop this year, when it would be cheaper and better to buy Malawi corn? One of the things I often talk about in my public speaking is the continuum that goes from pure profit orientation to pure charity.