In this article, adebayoalonge explores the history of climate change, assesses the current approaches to solving the climate change crisis and explores the post-human existence of earth should we fail to transform our civilization to protect the earth. He proposes that we must evacuate land, reduce city sprawl and leave the earth to regenerate evacuated lands. We must move from ownership to kinship- human success must be redefined from accumulation to sharing- like our ancestors lived. We must eliminate meat based diets, reduce births per woman, let the forests be and allow ‘wild animals’ free roam. Prices must rise, production volumes must fall and humans must learn to do without.
Will the liberation from colonialism and the end of apartheid have been of no use? Certainly not. But we have a huge job ahead of us. The fate of Africa is in our hands. Collectively. We will do what we want with it, provided that a new awareness of our destiny in the world is raised. At the pace at which this world goes, and the way it treats us, one thing is clear. We will have to do everything and give everything so that no African or person of African descent is treated as a foreigner in Africa.
In this OpEd, Adebayo Alonge proposes that the West needs to invest in social welfare and justice programs in poor countries in order to sustainably solve the global mass migration crisis.
Africa needs more Impact Entrepreneurship to solve its many social problems. Conventional capitalism has failed to stop the spread of poverty on the continent. It needs a new type of entrepreneurship- one that has heart.
The food crisis in the Chad basin of Africa can be solved by concerted international donor effort and by establishing security in the wider Sahel region. Watch as Adebayo Alonge proffers solutions to this international crisis alongside Emira Woods of the Institute of Policy Studies on CGTN's (CCTV Africa) Show- The Heat
Africa is not poor but it suffers from poverty. And this poverty is due to unbridled capitalism Adebayo Alonge Solutions Ideator Image credit: gps-connects.com “Africans are fools. They allow themselves to be cheated by their leaders and by the rest of the world” Without further context, this statement may be passed off as the seething outburst of … Continue reading What They Don’t Tell You About Africa
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Youths are Africa's future. what would you want current global leaders to invest in so that Africa's youth can achieve their potential.
The World Bank estimates that, on current trends, sub-Saharan Africa will meet the MDGs in 2147 Source: http://www.stephenleahy.net Africa is the only region in the world where poverty and hunger are on the increase. The number of undernourished Africans increased by one million a year from 2000 to 2002, though the proportion of people undernourished … Continue reading What Way Forward For Africa’s Agriculture?
We need to question how we reward value as a society. You cannot have so many billionaires and yet so much poverty and unemployment. What then have these billionaires created of value that serves to justify their wealth? Dr. Makanjuola, Resident Surgeon LUTH, Lagos, Nigeria image via mediafreedominternational.org The IMF, World Bank, … Continue reading The Myth of Trickle Down Economic Policies