Ethiopia’s development of Chinese-backed sugar plants in the country’s south, part of a plan to become one of the world’s top 10 exporters, is struggling because of a lack of funding and technical expertise, a research group said.
Beqele Gerba et ses coaccusés, arrêtés pour avoir protesté contre l'accaparement de terres dans la région d'Oromia, ont été frappés au cours de leur détention et forcés à comparaître devant un tribunal dans une tenue inadéquate
Based on new research in four African countries, Professor Ian Scoones says far from being on a land-grabbing spree in Africa, Chinese immigrant farmers and the deployment of Chinese agricultural technology and training programmes are having a positive impact.
An Ethiopian state body that has been involved in leasing tracts of land for commercial farming has suspended the issuance of new licences until it completes a review because of scant progress in developing areas leased so far, an official said.
A year ago today, Ethiopian security forces arrested Pastor Omot Agwa and six colleagues at Addis Ababa’s Bole Airport on their way to a food security workshop and took them to the notorious Maekelawi police station, where torture is routine.