Letter from Gambella — From the July 2014 issue

The Man Who Stole the Nile

An Ethiopian billionaire’s outrageous land grab

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is a contributing editor of Harper’s Magazine. His article “The Food Bubble” appeared in the July 2010 issue.

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  • Eckart Woertz

    The central claim of the article that Al Amoudi exported a million tons of rice out of Ethiopia is bogus. Unfortunately another sensationalist piece that does a disservice to a more sober and credible discussion about land grabs. For some context and numbers see http://oilforfood.info/?p=652 .

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