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.
High Court says Karuturi's Honorary Consul of Ethiopia status does not provide immunity from tax authorities and says he violated the sanctity of the consulate by carrying on his other business activities on the premises.
Selon les syndicalistes, il y a des gens qui travaillent dans la société, qui exploite 1500 ha pour produire des pommes de terre, sans contrat et les journaliers restent parfois deux semaines sans être payés
Claiming to have made an investment of US$75M and created 4000 jobs, Karuturi is not only appealing for the release or re-export of its properties but to sue Ethiopian officials hereferred to as “responsible” for violations of rights of a foreign entity.
Farm activists alleged that agriculture land is being forcefully acquired in Maharashtra for the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) and said they will launch an indefinite fast from tomorrow to demand redressal of their grievances.