Expanding city creates land conflicts

Addis Ababa is growing fast. As the capital expands, farmers have to leave their land. A seminar initiated by Swedish parliamentarians analyzed current policies and practices on land issues and the Addis Ababa master plan, as well as the recent public protests in Ethiopia.

Below a clip with the two participating researchers and a representative from a Swedish-based NGO. And here you can watch the complete seminar on ‘Land rights, economic development, and human rights in Ethiopia’

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