Rapid changes in the natural, social, and economic environment are occurring in Ethiopia's Lower Omo Valley, as part of a state-led development vision of repositioning the region as a major sugar exporter. At the same time, these changes raise risks of environmental degradation, and the emergence of new kinds of inequality and conflict.
Principal Investigator: Katherine Ann Brickell. Lead Organisation: Royal Holloway, University of London
Co Investigators: Mark Sithirith (CARE Cambodia); Laurie Parsons (Independant Anti-Slavery Comissioner)
Principal Investigator: Ana Maria Ibáñez. Lead Organistion: University of the Andes - Colombia