Trade, not boondoggling, is the answer to Africa's food insecurities.
By Timothy Cox
Monday, November 16, 2009
Government officials met in Rome on the 16th November for talks about hunger and famine at the latest U.N. boondoggle- the World Summit on Food Security. However, for the leaders present the real causes of these problems are to be found much closer to home- in their domestic trade policies- than in the charming cafes and cobbled streets of the Italian capital.