The End of Famine? Prospects for the elimination of mass starvation by political action

Date: Thursday March 1st 2018 Time: 5.30-7pm Location: John Snow Lecture Theatre, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) The world almost conquered famine. Until the 1980s, this scourge killed ten million people every decade, but by early 2000s mass starvation had all but disappeared. Today, famines are resurgent, driven by war, blockade, hostility […]