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  • CounterPunch

    Graham Peebles

    Millions of the poorest, most vulnerable people in Ethiopia are once again at risk of starvation. Elderly men and women, weak and desperate, wait for food and water; malnourished children lie dying; livestock, bones protruding, perish.

  • Financial Times

    An Ethiopian court has handed down a nine-year jail sentence to a leading dissident from the restive region where the government has leased vast tracts of land to foreign investors.

  • National Geographic

    Peter Schwartzstein
    Turning sand into soil has long been a fantasy for many desert-dwelling peoples, and for much of the past few decades, many countries have worked hard to make it a reality. Now, these bids to green the desert have begun to flounder amid a desperate water crisis, forcing the nations to look elsewhere for food security...

  • IPS - Inter Press Service

    Frederic Mousseau, Policy Director of the Oakland Institute, coordinated the research for the Institute’s agroeocology project.

  • Mongabay

    John C. Cannon

    This is the first part of a series on palm oil in Cameroon. The next will follow shortly and will be linked here when published.

    Tucked amongst the hilltops of Yaoundé are the signs of a country and an economy on the move. Cameroonians fill high-end grocery stores, bars and restaurants, often spilling out...

  • IPS - Inter Press Service

    Elizabeth Fraser

    I was taught that responsibility means admitting your mistakes and being accountable when you make a mistake. I still believe this to be true for individuals and institutions. So when a powerful group like the World Bank makes a mistake, I expect it to be accountable for its wrong-doings, and to do everything possible to...

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The Herakles Debacle

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Lower Omo: Lives Under Threat

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Gambella Snapshot: US Aid to Ethiopia Supports Forced Relocations for Land Grabs

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Agricultural Investment or Land Grabs in Sierra Leone?

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