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The Menz Guassa Community Conservation Area

Ethiopian Commons survives fifth colonial century

Geoff Ebbs /18 October, 2016

2016 marks 500 years since the arrival of Portugese colonists in Ethiopia. Due to its continued resistance of┬ácolonisation┬áthe Ethiopian Commons remains intact providing communal use and preservation of valuable grazing lands and ecosystem services. The country has never been colonized despite ongoing invasions by Turkey, Portugal, Britain and Italy, an experience that has thrown the Continue Reading →