Monday, December 16, 2013

FAMINE AND STARVATION IN AFRICA; A PROBLEM SOLUTION ESSAY


Famine and resulting starvation and malnourishment have become endemic in Africa continuing from generation to generation. A new generation of young people are now growing up under appalling conditions, plagued by this persistent problem. How can this never ending cycle be finally ended?  Do your research and write a problem solution essay.
This activity was prepared in total by Halil İbralim Aydın and İlyas Üstünkaya to whom we all owe thanks
Reading material to annotate:
  1. “A Strategy for Cutting Hunger in Africa- Part IV” http://fsg.afre.msu.edu/africanhunger/wolgin_eng4.htm
  2. “A  Home Grown Solution to African Hunger” http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0201/p01s03-woaf.html
  3. “Ending Africa’ Hunger” http://www.foodfirst.org/en/node/2556
  4. “The Concordia Index” http://www.theconcordiasummit.org/index/?gclid=CLa_lY7stLsCFQy33godf1YAnQ#/overview/OVER
  5. “Is Biotechnology the Answer to Africa’s Hunger Crisis?”
Videos to watch and make notes on
  1. “Obesity +Hunger = One Global Food Issue” http://www.ted.com/talks/ellen_gustafson_obesity_hunger_1_global_food_issue.html
  2. “Aid for Africa? No Thanks” http://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_mwenda_takes_a_new_look_at_africa.html
  3. “How to Solve Africa’s Hunger Problem” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPNv73rZOcA


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