Famine in Africa : causes, responses, and prevention / Joachim von Braun, Tesfaye Teklue, and Patrick Webb.

Von Braun, Joachim, 1950-

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         List of Tables and Figures ix
         Foreword, by Per Pinstrup-Andersen xiii
         Preface 	xv
1  	Introduction 1
2	A Conceptual Basis for Research on Famine in Africa 6
3	Policy Failure, Conflict, and Famine 15
4	Production Failure and Climate Shocks 31
5	Rural Population Pressure and Urban Change as Famine Causes
     	and Consequences 52
6	Market Success and Market Failure 70
7	Household Food Insecurity and Famine 90
8	Policies and Programs to Mitigate and Prevent Famines 123
     	References 189

     Index 207

     About the Authors 219