Rural Modernity and its Discontents

Reflections on globalization, modernity and the 'civilized' African peasant

Land Matrix: Ethiopia data UPDATE

I decided to give the Ethiopia entries a thorough run-through and compare with the official dataset. (Note: all pre-implementation projects in Ethiopia are defined as those that have obtained an investment permit, but not yet land).  Find it here:

Land Matrix data errors Ethiopia

What blunder. Of the 5,345,228 ha quoted, only 500,912 ha (less than 10%) are in fact correct!

Let’s hope that this will be taken to heart and adjusted accordingly.


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