Article from ROAPE Volume 1 Number 1
Feudalism, Capitalism & Famine in Ethiopia

Feudalism, Capitalism and Famine in Ethiopia
Vol.1 No.1 (Spring 1974), pp34-40
The famine in Ethiopia, as in the Sahel, is not simply a ‘natural’ disaster but has economic and social origins. Haile Selassie; famine in Wollo and Tigre provinces; landlord exploitation of tenant peasants; tenancy reform; upheavals in the armed forces and massed protests of workers.