Addressing Hunger

Posted on 18. Apr, 2013, in Ecology, Environment, PovertyNo Comments

The persistence of hunger in the 21st century represents “the grossest of human rights violations” and the “greatest ethical failure of the current global system”, President Michael D Higgins said as he opened an international conference on the issue in Dublin earlier this week. Miriam Gormally spoke with Christopher Mweembe who was at the conference. An environmental advocate with the development organisation Progressio in Zimbabwe and Malawi, he talked about how the conference was different to other conferences in that it took in opinions from the ground.

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