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  • Hunger In Ethiopia

    Ethiopia, a country landlocked in the Horn of Africa, has just about everything going for it to experience mass famine. One major reason for Ethiopia’s eternal hunger is the geopolitics of the country. Ethiopia is surrounded by land, and other unstable countries on all sides, since 1993, when Eritrea gained its independence and Ethiopia lost its coastline (The World FactBook). In addition to having no easy route to any other countries for trade, Ethiopia also has poor irrigation due to its lack of a coast, which severely hurts the agricultural sector of Ethiopia. This is a huge factor because agriculture accounts for 95% of Ethiopia’s exports, and 40% of its GDP (The World FactBook). The whole Horn of Africa has been experiencing a drought…

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  • Imperialism In Ethiopia

    Ethiopia is something of an outlier in modern African history in that it was largely spared from European colonization in the 19th and 20th centuries. Some have ascribed this anomaly to the strength of the Ethiopian state compared to other African polities, the difficulty of the geography, and the ineptitude of the Italians as a colonial power, and while there is some element of truth to these statements, the crux of Ethiopia success lies elsewhere. What ultimately spared Ethiopia from…

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  • Climate Change In Ethiopia

    this article is to educate the audience who has a little knowledge/information about the topic. The author gives brief explanations of the importance of trees in nature preservation and reduces the impact of climate change that currently affecting Ethiopia. He asserts that one way to effectively reduce the deforestation problem in Ethiopian is through Agroforestry the integration of trees. The author outline how planting trees can benefit to change the climate of the affected regions, increase…

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  • African Ethnic Groups In Ethiopia

    Eritrean and both my parents are descendants of the Tigrinya tribe. Due to the recent events and tragedies happening amongst the Horn of Africa especially within Ethiopia and Somalia, I have been more drawn to investigate the relationship between the East African ethnic groups and tribes. The Horn of Africa, which comprises of the countries Eritrea, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Djibouti, is filled with many people of different ethnic and tribal backgrounds. Within these groups, they share many…

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  • Ethiopia Landlocked Country

    This paper explores the economic factors of the developing country of Ethiopia. Ethiopia is a landlocked country and know as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. “The legendary Ark of the Covenant, the relic said to hold the 10 Commandments, is claimed to be housed in a church in Ethiopia. Only one man, the guardian, is actually allowed to see the ark, so whether or not it is actually there remains a mystery.” Populated by 102,374,044 citizens, Ethiopia is considered a country of…

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  • Oromos And Amharas In Ethiopia

    Ethiopia has been governed by the Ethiopian People 's Revolutionary Democratic Front since they apprehended the capital city and ended the Ethiopian Civil War in 1991. Members of the Tigrayan ethnic group established a minority of Ethiopia 's population. Nevertheless members of this ethnic group control the superior positions in the country 's political and military structure while the majority of Amhara and Oromo people are cut off, which make up the majority of the population. The country has…

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  • The Dark Age Of Ethiopian Education In Ethiopia

    Ethiopia, is one of the very few African nations that was never a European colony, nonetheless it was still a victim of colonial greed: as it endured five oppressive years of Italian fascist occupation between the years of 1936 and 1941. The Invasion of Ethiopia by the fascist leader Benito Mussolini was one of “the greatest colonial wars ever fought on the African continent,” paving the way for this five year occupation a “turning point in the country’s millennium-old history”. In fact it…

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  • Ethiopia Gambella Region Villagization Case Study

    Ethiopian Gambella Region "Villagization" Project Gambella region is located in Eastern Ethiopia also known as "Gambella People's Region, is one of the previously known Region 12, capital is Gambella. The region is situated between those two top 10 Ethiopian rivers Baro and Akobo Rivers. One of the most known parks in Ethiopia "Gambella national park" also located in the region covers approximately 5,061 square kilometers or 17% of the region. The region is also believed to have major oil…

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  • How Did Ethiopia And Japan Resist Colonization

    Name: Zakisha H Question: Compare colonial resistance in two colonies. Resisting Europe About two-thirds of the world was under the control of European power. “At some point west Europeans ruled most of the world but not all of it.”1 However, Ethiopia and Japan managed to maintain their sovereignty. Although, Japan and Ethiopia was not a colony of Europe it easily could have been one. The Ethiopians and Japanese both used defensive modernization to resist colonization. Defensive modernization…

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  • Federal Democratic Republic Of Ethiopia Case Study

    Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, also known as Ethiopia, has a population of 102,374,044 people (Central Intelligence Agency, 2016). Oromo people make up 34.4 per cent of the population and Amhara people make up 27 per cent of the population (Central Intelligence Agency, 2016). Ethiopia is located in Eastern Africa, west of Somalia with a total area of 1,104,300 sq. km (Central Intelligence Agency, 2016). It has a Some of their natural resources include: gold, platinum. Copper, and…

    Words: 2381 - Pages: 10
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