"Green economy is a western term meaning that the economy has to become more environmentally friendly. However, often that doesn't come up in African countries. The majority of people struggle for survival every single day. If you talk to these people about green economy they will ask 'what is in it for me? In what way will my life change?' Often these questions are left unanswered."Africa expert: 'Sustainable living is a luxury' | Globalization | DW.DE | 30.11.2012
Monday, December 3, 2012
Africa expert: 'Sustainable living is a luxury' | Globalization | DW.DE | 30.11.2012
Sustainability and green economy have nothing to do with the reality of African people, says Kenyan sociologist Auma Obama, founder of the aid organisation Sauti Kuu and half sister of US President Barack Obama.