DEAD DONKEYS FEAR NO HYENAS

Documentaries Environment
Joakim Demmer
Sweden, Germany, Finland 2016, 80 min, English, Amharic; English subtitles

Hoping for export revenues, the Ethiopian government leases millions of hectares of allegedly unused land to foreign investors. But the dream of prosperity has a dark side – the most massive forced evictions in modern history, lost livelihoods of small farmers, harsh repression and a vicious spiral of violence. Contributing to this disaster are the EU, the World Bank and DFID.