In India, Karuturi is being accused of sexual harassment while in Africa his struggling flower business in Kenya and Ethiopia has withered – first over tax arrears and debts and later over land deals gone wrong.
Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy says that investments in the fields of agriculture and food industries are among the prominent sectors that attract UAE investments abroad as the country currently imports about 80 per cent of its food needs.
Des associations de la communauté anuak exhortent les gouvernements éthiopien et indien à arrêter leurs négociations avec Karuturi Global Ltd et à faire en sorte que l’entreprise quitte définitivement Gambela et les autres régions d’Éthiopie.
Anuak organisations, with the strong support of international civil society, call on the governments of Ethiopia and India to cease negotiations with Karuturi Global Ltd and to ensure that the company fully exits Gambela and other parts of Ethiopia.
The Ethiopian Horticulture and Agricultural Investment Authority says it is negotiating with Karuturi Global over a request to continue operations in Ethiopia, after long disagreement with the company about its 100,000 hectare farm project in Gambela Region.