Plantation

Exposed: Ethiopia Gives Farmland to Foreigners While Thousands Starve

Joanna Eede | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK Politics
Joanna Eede

Vast blocks of fertile land in the Omo River area in south west Ethiopia are being leased out to Malaysian, Italian and Korean companies, as well as being cleared for vast state-run plantations producing export crops, even though 90,000 tribal people in the area depend on the land to survive.