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Armed Conflict – Food is the First Thing That Collapses

Positive Future #314 (Feature photo – Food – courtesy of the U.S. Agricultural Research Service) The World Food Programme is the primary “point” organization that brings food to places of famine and hunger. At the bottom of the World Food Programme’s main page is a map that indicates places of extreme emergencies – marked with a red pointer. The driving common denominator for nations having a red pointer is mostly armed conflict – armed conflict that respects no person or economic safety nets. Essentially the story is the same – the warring factions of the countries with the red pointer (regardless of which side they are on) are essentially…

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