A summary of the Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development  brief assessment report on the extent of damage caused by the war
A veterinary clinic destroyed by the invading forces (photo by Pofessor Kindeya Gebrehiwot)

A summary of the Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development brief assessment report on the extent of damage caused by the war

A report (in Amharic) by the Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Interim Government of Tigray paints a grim picture of the lives of farmers in the region

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Tigray bureau of agriculture says 2.5 billion dollars needed for Tigray’s agricultural recovery

In a 12 March 2021 letter addressed to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resources, the Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Interim Tigray Administration says 102.5 billion…

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An Open Letter to Mr Pekka Haavisto
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An Open Letter to Mr Pekka Haavisto

The people of Tigray are on the verge of extinction; only tangible action by the likes of your office, not just concerns, could stave off the looming danger. We, therefore, call upon you to employ everything at your disposal to obviate otherwise inevitable atrocities, massacres, and mass starvation.

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A Tigray interim admin official paints a grim picture of Tigray through the lens of agriculture
Dr Abadi Girmay in an interview with Fana TV

A Tigray interim admin official paints a grim picture of Tigray through the lens of agriculture

Dr. Girmay said that as if what has happened to Tigray and Tigrayans is not enough, a time of great and unprecedented scale of death, suffering, and displacement is in the offing as Tigrayans are about to miss the next harvest due to farmers being displaced from their farms, having no seeds, having no oxen for ploughing and having no agricultural inputs and due to lack of peace and normalcy.

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Tigray government’s pre-war letter warning about the then impending crisis in Ethiopia

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed assumed power in April 2018 to spearhead the reform that the Ethiopian people demanded and EPRDF, the then ruling party, promised to deliver. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has, however, forsaken the reform agenda and focused on building a system subservient to his dictatorial ambitions. Nothing is sacred in his drive for personal power consolidation. There was nothing left unscathed for political convenience. He single-mindedly deconstructed the constitutional federal order and created a conducive environment for anarchy and violence. Politics has become a gamble to be won by any means possible regardless of legal constraints and morale sensitivities.

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More than 180, 000 people with noncommunicable diseases in Tigray are either dying at home or in great risk

People with NCDs are dying at home due to lack of basic health services and medications such as insulin, antihypertensive, asthma and epilepsy treatment due to the ongoing fighting and insecurity in the region. The following actions must be urgently taken to put an end to this.

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A Tigray Civil Society, Seb Hidri, warns OHCHR Head, Michelle Bachelet, against involving EHRC and its head in Tigray HR investigations.

Allowing Ethiopian Human Rights Commission, itself a partner-in-crime, and genocide co-author, to be a party in investigating war crimes and crimes against Humanity committed in Tigray, will not bring justice but impunity, making the entire process to be one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in history.

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Tigray scholars society urges UN to reverse its decision to involve Ethiopian Human Rights Commission in Tigray HR investigations

GSTS call on UN reverse its decision to accept the Ethiopian Government’s Request for the UN to conduct a joint investigation with the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission

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There might come a time when we will not celebrate the Battle of Adwa
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There might come a time when we will not celebrate the Battle of Adwa

Just like we stopped marking the Battle of Dogali and commemorating Ras Alula because Dogali is now part of Eritrea there might come a time when we will not celebrate the Battle of Adwa.

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