Ethiopia: Govt Forcing Thousands Off LandEthiopia has forced thousands of villagers from their land to make way for commercial farming developments, leaving people impoverished and hungry, a human rights body says.
An Ethiopian farmer tends his crops (file photo).
RNW Africa, 17 January 2012
Ethiopia has forced thousands of villagers from their land to make way for commercial farming developments, leaving people impoverished and hungry, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in… Read more »
HRW, 16 January 2012
The Ethiopian government under its "villagization" program is forcibly relocating approximately 70,000 indigenous people from the western Gambella region to new villages that lack… Read more »
IPS, 12 November 2011
Kneeling in the middle of a sugar cane field in blistering 40 degree heat, a young boy is digging up weeds while an Indian worker stands over him to make sure he does not miss any.… Read more »
Addis Fortune, 11 December 2011
Interest by both local and international companies to lease land has been met with criticism by some outside the region, yet locals are unperturbed, reports Daniel Kifle, Special… Read more »
Addis Fortune, 31 October 2011
Karuturi Agro Products Plc had refuted reports that the company subleased farm land to Indian farmers, claiming instead that the Indian farmers were hired solely for consultancy… Read more »
Addis Fortune, 18 October 2011
Karuturi Global, which is aggressively rolling out an agriculture business venture in Ethiopia, is looking at outsourcing 20,000ha of farm land it had taken to Indian farmers on a… Read more »