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Book Review - Famine in Africa − Causes, responses and prevention

J von Braun, T Teklu, P Webb
South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences | Vol 6, No 4 | a1529 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajems.v6i4.1529 | © 2003 J von Braun, T Teklu, P Webb | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 15 December 2003 | Published: 15 November 2003

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J von Braun, John Hopkins Press
T Teklu,
P Webb,

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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. 

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