Slacktivism in Africa

From Emergent Africa Sun Mar 11 2012, 06:00:00

From Independent Global Citizen:

There is a lot of debate and discussion in the academic community and the professional aid industry regarding the effectiveness of programs and policies in developing parts of the world. There are college degrees offered in the subject. There are countless jobs related to delivering services and implementing projects to alleviate poverty. There are books published every year that detail, danger, death, destruction, and disease in Africa...[continue reading]Watch related video 'I want to be an aid worker':

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