Paul Lachine

反饥饿的使命

布鲁塞尔 ——到年底之前,国际上将召开多场峰会,其中有一场不应淹没无闻,那就是世界食物安全峰会。这场预定11月16日至18日召开于罗马的会议是一个非常必要的政治契机,可以讨论当今世界最具挑战性的三大问题:食物安全、生物多样性和气候变化。

人类眼看就要在同饥饿的斗争中失败了。世界上目前有超过10亿人缺乏足够的食物,以应每日营养之基本所需,而且发展中国家的情形还在日益恶化。

首先,这是一种道德上的暴行。都已经是21世纪了,我们都把人送上月球再接回来了,却还没有能力让地球上的所有人都吃饱肚子,这怎么可以?此外,政策制定者必须承认一点,食物安全问题同经济危机和气候变化的长期效应紧密相关,并且它对国际社会所构成的挑战一点也不比后两个问题来得少。

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