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Foreign states in race to take up Ethiopia’s farmland

August 13, 2009

ADDIS ABABA, Thursday

Ethiopian government has defended its plan to offer 2.7 million hectares of farmland to foreign companies despite millions of citizens who need food aid from the international community.

According to Ethiopia’s Agriculture Ministry officials, the country delineated around 2.7 million hectares of land, available for foreign companies from Middle East and East Asia countries. Read more

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