A joint team drawn from both Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia will be established to carry out feasibility study and come up with investment ideas in the sector.
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.
The Ethiopian government’s push to lease large swaths of land to foreign investors and private interests has fueled unbridled corruption and displaced thousands of people.
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.
After nearly a year of protests, demonstrators in Ethiopia turned their anger to foreign investors who they blame for occupying land appropriated by the government.
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.
Report exposes how authoritarian development schemes have perpetuated cycles of poverty, food insecurity, and marginalized the country’s most vulnerable citizens.
- Oakland Institute
27 Sep 2016
A l'origine de la colère du peuple Oromo, un accaparement de leurs terres par l'état qui ensuite les revend à des multinationales
A Dutch-run flower farm in northern Ethiopia was among a series of foreign-owned plantations attacked by anti-government protesters as unrest in the country spreads.
EU Ambassador to Ethiopia responds to criticism of EU's joint project with Ethiopia to facilitate large-scale farmland investments.
Ces dix dernières années, 150 000 paysans oromo ont été chassés de leurs terres par l’explosion démographique de la capitale ou par la location à long terme de terres cultivables à des capitalistes étrangers.