2011 Food policy

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Recommendation for Ethiopia par. 37 (c) (2011)

Text of the recommendation

37. The Committee recommends that the State party: (c) Ensure that land lease contracts with foreign companies do not result in the forced eviction and internal displacement, or the increased food insecurity and poverty, of local populations, including women and/or girls, and that such contracts stipulate that the company concerned and/or the State party must provide the affected communities, including pastoralist communities, with adequate compensation and alternative land.


Comittee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, CEDAW/C/ETH/CO/6-7 (2011). Par. 37 (c). Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhssmw5jHDQuNBd%2BTWAIG8TlEQt5YYYf78tfXw2iXh0iNUrTx5pAGRagrplgBYskOh9j1LYoCvYJVdDqI9q5oCr41tpjprhiFE12PZKlI2Fp2XD11y%2BT6gAaj0%2BnwXPimNTg%3D%3D