Why does the world solely care about meals insecurity when it impacts international locations exterior Africa, asks researcher Nkululeko Majozi.
The meals crises internationally triggered by the Ukraine battle have abruptly put the problem of meals safety on the prime of the worldwide agenda. However in Africa, starvation will not be an rising challenge – it has all the time been part of our lives. So why is the world solely taking discover now?
Due to the worldwide distribution of energy, we dwell in a world the place sure humanitarian points are solely seen as urgent issues once they begin affecting the World North. And because the starting of the Ukraine battle, meals insecurity began being a difficulty not just for Africa but additionally for elements of the World North.
Researcher Nkululeko Majozi says it’s excessive time that the world realises meals insecurity has all the time been and nonetheless is a world menace.
The views expressed on this article are the creator’s personal and don’t essentially replicate Al Jazeera’s editorial stance.