Whilst Europe is fiddling and dallying on the Syrian front, sub-Saharan Africa is burning and Europe seems to be totally unable to do anything about it. By ignoring the long-term consequences of the growing poverty across most of the continent, we are ignoring the fact that across the Mediterranean we have not just a few million […]
Benny Dembitzer is an international development economist who has worked in 35 African countries. As Director of the European office of IPPNW, he was a member of the team awarded the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize. He was visiting lecturer in macroeconomic theory at the University of Greenwich.