Part 1 – African Food Crises and the Unraveling of the Global Food System – The Tigray Catastrophe | EV & N 400 | CCTV

The unfolding tragedies of famine, warfare and migrant refugees in Tigray in recent months are dramatic. There are many reasons that contribute to the repeated syndromes reflected in these tragedies, but over the long-run and on a large scale these food crises underscore the historical failure of colonial extractive agriculture and the exploitative nature of current petro-dependent models or “modern” agriculture, largely promoted by billionaire agribusiness firms whose origin and focus upon profit is directed from outside the African continent.


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