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  • BBC African land grabs debate

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    Land acquisitions in Africa have often been portrayed as a development opportunity or as land grabbing. Here is an aggregated page that displays tweets before, during and after a heated debate on whether land grabs are good for Africa, broadcast live by the BBC World Service from Sierra Leone. Read […]

  • Forcible Resettlement and Land Grabs in Ethiopia

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    Ethiopia is Africa’s biggest aid recipient, and one of Africa’s most food-insecure nations. Simultaneously, Ethiopia is one of most militarized nations on the continent, with a history of both internal and external uses of force. More recently, the forcible resettlement of semi-nomadic groups in the western Gambella region has troubling […]