Africa: Squeezing Africa Dry - Behind Every Land Grab Is A Water Grab


Africa: Squeezing Africa Dry - Behind Every Land Grab Is A Water Grab   The Alwero river in Ethiopia’s Gambela region provides both sustenance and identity for the indigenous Anuak people who have fished its waters and farmed its banks and surrounding lands for centuries. Some Anuak are pastoralists, but most are farmers who move to drier areas in the rainy season before returning to the river banks. This seasonal agricultural cycle helps nurture and maintain soil fertility. It also helps...

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19 June 2012

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