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Ethiopia : Farmland for Sale to the highest bidder – Video

The repressive regime in Addis Ababa continues to auction virgin land to the so called “foreign investors” falsely claiming to bolster the flagging economy and transofrm agricultural practices. All the while, millions of Ethiopians are on the brink of starvation.

In dire a attempt to advance its sale of land to the highest bidder, the doubled faced tyrant continues to downplay the worrisome magnitude of famine in the country. Watch the video below and have your say.

Governments across Africa are leasing land to foreign investors who use it to grow food to compensate for their own deficit, or for export. Officials in Ethiopia hope that the investment can help improve agriculture, replacing ox-and-plough with tractors, but some are concerned about whether the deals benefit the lessors. (Miguel Juarez for The Washington Post)

Governments across Africa are leasing land to foreign investors who use it to grow food to compensate for their own deficit, or for export. Officials in Ethiopia hope that the investment can help improve agriculture, replacing ox-and-plough with tractors, but some are concerned about whether the deals benefit the lessors. (Miguel Juarez for The Washington Post)

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