The map maker who finds the bodies in Ethiopia’s land battle | Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – It was late 2015 when Endalk Chala began documenting deaths in his home country of Ethiopia, scouring Facebook, Twitter, and blogs to piece together who had died... Read more »

Land as the Center of Social and Ethnic Conflict in Ethiopia – JURIST

JURIST Guest Columnist Henok G. Gabisa of the Bekele Gerba et al International Legal Defense Project discusses the motivation behind Olympic marathoner Feyisa Lilesa’s arm-crossed protest at the finish line at the... Read more »

Regreening program to restore one-sixth of Ethiopia’s land

Fifteen years years ago the villages around Abrha Weatsbha in northern Ethiopia were on the point of being abandoned. The hillsides were barren, the communities, plagued by floods and droughts, needed constant... Read more »
Ethiopian forest

Ethiopia: A double standard on land related issues

by Desalegn Sisay (Afrik) Ethiopia Agriculture Ministry, last month, rejected a petition to reconsider the lease of huge forestry lands to foreign companies. Whilst local environmentalists argue that the land lease would... Read more »
Rural communities feel uninformed about how the land lease plans will change their lives

Land grab fears for Ethiopian rural communities

By Ed Butler Reporter A controversial new farms policy has led to a political clampdown in a remote lowland region of Ethiopia, the BBC has been told. Opposition activists claim that a... Read more »