Ethiopia: Development schemes bring dispossession of indigenous peoples
Land gabbing is happening at a large scale in Ethiopia, among others through leasing out huge tracts of land to foreign investors. The government of Ethiopia claims that this will bring development, improved food security and employment to the local population. However, so far local and indigenous populations have mainly experienced land dispossession and threats to their livelihoods. Below you find a link to an article about the situation, originally published in French by Le Monde.