Ethiopia

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  
December 18, 2013
(CNN) -- Jersey, Guernsey, Holstein; the world's dairy cattle breeds bear the names of some of the wettest, lushest, and greenest places in Europe, testament to the fact that to produce milk you need a lot of water. Industry experts say one cow must consume three liters of water a day to produce one liter of milk. For high-performing cattle that's equal to 150 liters a day.
December 18, 2013
NEW YORK — There is a gold rush happening in Ethiopia, but it's not a hunt for the yellow metal. It's a quest for the green gold of fertile farmland. A nation more associated with periodic famine and acute childhood malnutrition than with agricultural bounty is leasing millions of hectares -- an area the size of Belgium -- to foreign companies, who want to grow and export food to places like Saudi Arabia, China, India and Europe.

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