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dc.contributor.authorTura Husen Ahmed
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-21T11:08:38Z
dc.date.available2017-06-21T11:08:38Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier10.1080/18918131.2017.1312860fi_FI
dc.identifier.issn1891-8131
dc.identifier.urihttps://erepo.uef.fi/handle/123456789/2618
dc.descriptionArticle
dc.description.abstractThe enjoyment of the human right to adequate food depends on access to and control over land and other natural resources and tenure security. However, smallholders and indigenous peoples in many developing countries face forced evictions or displacements from their lands with impunity. Ethiopia often displaces smallholders from their lands without adequate due process of law for stated objectives of promoting large-scale agricultural investments, urbanisation and industrial developments. This article explores the link between land rights and the right to adequate food, and appraises normative and implementation gaps in Ethiopia's laws regarding land rights and analyses their impact on the enjoyment of the right to adequate food. It finds that, instead of protecting individual and collective land rights of smallholders and indigenous peoples, Ethiopia's laws and practices facilitate dispossessions without adequate compensation and relocation options. Expropriation without just compensation has a huge negative impact on the livelihoods and food security of displaced land users, and has resulted in a political crisis in the State of Oromia. I argue that Ethiopia should reform land laws in light of its legal obligations under the international human rights law to respect, protect and fulfil the right to adequate food and ensure freedom from hunger.fi_FI
dc.language.isoENfi_FI
dc.publisherInforma UK Limitedfi_FI
dc.relation.ispartofseriesNordic Journal of Human Rights
dc.relation.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/18918131.2017.1312860fi_FI
dc.rightsAll rights reservedfi_FI
dc.subjectRight to Foodfi_FI
dc.subjectRight to Landfi_FI
dc.subjectLand Grabbingfi_FI
dc.subjectForced Evictionsfi_FI
dc.subject#OromoProtestsfi_FI
dc.subjectEthiopiafi_FI
dc.titleLinking Land Rights and the Right to Adequate Food in Ethiopia: Normative and Implementation Gapsfi_FI
dc.typehttp://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle
dc.description.versionfinal draftfi_FI
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Law, activities
uef.solecris.id47480779
eprint.statushttp://purl.org/eprint/status/PeerReviewedfi_FI
dc.type.publicationinfo:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.rights.accessrights© Norwegian Centre for Human Rightsfi_FI
uef.citationinfo.issue35(2)
uef.citationinfo.pages85-105
dc.relation.doi10.1080/18918131.2017.1312860
dc.description.reviewstatushttp://purl.org/eprint/status/PeerReviewed
dc.format.pagerange85-105
dc.relation.issn1891-8131
dc.relation.issue2
dc.relation.volume35


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