Drought and hunger in Africa: denying famine a future

A collection of 17 contributions to a colloquium on drought and hunger in Africa, held in Boulder, Colorado, in August 1985, and two additional papers. The volume is divided into four parts: Physical and social setting (papers by E.M. RASMUSSON, Workineh DEGEFU, M.H. GLANTZ, and M.M. HOROWITZ and P.D. LITTLE); Internal-external perspectives (papers by M.F. LOFCHIE, R.J. CUMMINGS, T.M. SHAW, and R. BAKER); Case studies (M. WATTS on West Africa, M. BRATTON on Zimbabwe, J. MCCANN on Ethiopia, J.M. COHEN and D.B. LEWIS on Kenya, D.E. MCMILLAN on Burkina Faso, W.I. TORRY on group farming in sub-Saharan Africa, and M.F. SCOTT on the role of nongovernment organizations); Lessons for the future (papers by J.G. LIEBENOW (on Malawi), M.B. MCALPIN, L.M. LI, and R. PAYNE, L. RUMMEL and M.H. GLANTZ).

Title: Drought and hunger in Africa: denying famine a future
Editor: Glantz, Michael H.
Year: 1987
Pages: 457
Language: English
City of publisher: Cambridge
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521326796; 0521368391
Geographic term: Subsaharan Africa
Abstract: A collection of 17 contributions to a colloquium on drought and hunger in Africa, held in Boulder, Colorado, in August 1985, and two additional papers. The volume is divided into four parts: Physical and social setting (papers by E.M. RASMUSSON, Workineh DEGEFU, M.H. GLANTZ, and M.M. HOROWITZ and P.D. LITTLE); Internal-external perspectives (papers by M.F. LOFCHIE, R.J. CUMMINGS, T.M. SHAW, and R. BAKER); Case studies (M. WATTS on West Africa, M. BRATTON on Zimbabwe, J. MCCANN on Ethiopia, J.M. COHEN and D.B. LEWIS on Kenya, D.E. MCMILLAN on Burkina Faso, W.I. TORRY on group farming in sub-Saharan Africa, and M.F. SCOTT on the role of nongovernment organizations); Lessons for the future (papers by J.G. LIEBENOW (on Malawi), M.B. MCALPIN, L.M. LI, and R. PAYNE, L. RUMMEL and M.H. GLANTZ).