Ethiopia

April 25, 2014
"This land belonged to my father," said Omot Ochan, a member of the Anuak tribe in Gambella, the poorest province in one of the world's poorest nations: Ethiopia. "All 'round here is ours. For two days' walk. When my father died, he said don't leave the land. We made a promise. We can't give it to the foreigners."
May 1, 2014
By Ben Rawlence   The two neighbours are complicit in hydro-electric projects that could dry up Lake Turkana and destroy the lives of those who live near it.  
March 5, 2014
Africa's fourth-largest lake could drop by 20 metres, causing an ecological and human disaster to rival the shrinking of the Aral Sea in central Asia, if Ethiopia goes ahead with massive irrigation projects linked to a giant dam,
March 2, 2014
People of Omo River Basin sold down the river 
February 28, 2014
Britain and the US are accused of complicity in human rights abuses, highlighting difficult choices about democracy and development
February 13, 2014
Company was placed under receivership over claims of bankruptcy after it reportedly failed to pay salaries
February 12, 2014
C’è un paragrafo dedicato specificatamente all’Etiopia nella nuova legge di bilancio approvata dal Congresso statunitense che determina i fondi da destinare ai vari dipartimenti del governo di Washington e le loro modalità d’uso (2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill).
January 29, 2014
WASHINGTON, Jan 28 2014 (IPS) - Development activists and rights watchdogs are applauding a surprise strengthening of environmental and human rights policies governing U.S. development funding and overseas financial assistance. 
January 28, 2014
As the economy thrives, we examine the plight of Ethiopians forced from their land to make way for foreign investors. Just a few decades ago, Ethiopia was a country defined by its famines, particularly between 1983-1985 when in excess of half a million people starved to death as a consequence of drought, crop failure and a brutal civil war.
January 27, 2014
For Immediate Release January 27, 2014 MEDIA CONTACT:  Anuradha Mittal, 510-469-5228; amittal@oaklandinstitute.org   Frederic Mousseau, 510-512-5458; fmousseau@oaklandinstitute.org  

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