Study of cases of large-scale land deals in Ethiopia finds range of negative impacts on local families and women in particular, including reduced access to land for farming and grazing, outmigration, and reduced availability of forest products.
New documentary film shows how sales of huge land areas of Ethiopia, by the Ethiopian government, to foreign investors, have led to starvation and forced displacement, and how the World Bank is complicit.
For several years in the Omo Valley numerous companies have operated to carry out various mega agro-industrial projects. New report examines how all these activities are undermining the Valley communities’ access to land and the role of Italian cooperation.
People from Oromiya, a region at the heart of Ethiopia's industrialisation efforts, accuse the state of seizing their land and offering tiny compensation, before selling it on to companies, often foreign investors, at inflated prices.
Le livre-reportage Terres à vendre est une minutieuse enquête sur les rachats de terres agricoles par l'agroindustrie, de partout sur la planète. Un ouvrage édifiant et inquiétant sur un phénomène mondial en pleine expansion.
Anywaa Survival Organisation is greatly concerned about the worsening security situation in Ethiopia and the government's criminalisation of food security, land and human rights defenders, journalists and political opponents.