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Ethiopia, its land and people

by United Presbyterian Church of North America. Board of Foreign Missions

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Published by Board of Foreign Missions, United Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Missions,
  • United Presbyterian Church of North America

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination51 leaves :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26444089M
    OCLC/WorldCa24269326

    I began writing this book in January , and I fully anticipated its completion within six months. Although I knew much of the story, I discovered that I needed to learn more. Many new books and articles had to be perused, and not a few old works had to be reread. Moreover, ongoing civil conflict raised the question of what Ethiopia was.   In Ethiopia alone, recent estimates put the size of degraded land at over one-quarter of the entire country, which affects nearly a third of the population – some 20 million people.

    Ethiopia is like nowhere else on the planet, a beautiful country blessed with a peerless history, fabulous wildlife and some of Africa's most soulful peoples. Read More Select points of interest to plot on map by type Top Attractions Top Hotels Top Restaurants Top Entertainment Top Nightlife Top Shopping. Addis Ababa (Amharic: አዲስ አበባ, Addis Abäba IPA: [adˈdis ˈabəba], "new flower") or Addis Abeba, also known as Finfinne (Oromo: Finfinne "natural spring"), is the capital and largest city of Ethiopia. According to the census, the city has a population of 2,, inhabitants. Addis Ababa አዲስ አበባ (Amharic) Finfinne (Oromo) Chartered city Clockwise from top.

    A constitution was adopted in , and Ethiopia's first multiparty elections were held in A border war with Eritrea in the late s ended with a peace treaty in December In November , the Eritrea-Ethiopia Border Commission (EEBC) issued specific coordinates as virtually demarcating the border and pronounced its work finished. In Ethiopia, only 6 percent of cultivated land is currently under irrigation, which is exacerbated by recurrent drought conditions. Agriculture-led economic growth, accompanied by improvements in people’s livelihoods and nutrition, can provide a long-lasting solution to Ethiopia’s chronic poverty and food insecurity by building their.


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Ethiopia, its land and people by United Presbyterian Church of North America. Board of Foreign Missions Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a general survey of Ethiopia as a country and its people. It focuses on many subjects about Ethiopia's history, geography, politics and the diverse cultures of its people who collectively its land and people book one of the most fascinating countries in the history of Africa and of the entire world.1/5(1).

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Yohannes K. Mekonnen, Editor. This book is a general survey of Ethiopia as a country and its people. It focuses on many subjects about Ethiopia's history, geography, politics and the diverse cultures of its people who 5/5(3).

The article covers its land and people book prehistory and history of Ethiopia from its emergence as an empire under the Aksumites to its current form as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia as well as the history of other areas in what is now Ethiopia such as the Afar Ethiopian Empire (Abyssinia) was first founded by Ethiopian people in the Ethiopian Highlands.

Ethiopia is one of the world’s oldest countries, its territorial extent having varied over the millennia of its existence. In ancient times it remained centred on Aksum, an imperial capital located in the northern part of the modern state, about miles ( km) from the Red Sea present territory was consolidated during the 19th and 20th centuries as European powers encroached.

Ethiopia - Ethiopia - Economy: Under Haile Selassie I (reigned –74), Ethiopia’s economy enjoyed a modicum of free enterprise. The production and export of cash crops such as coffee were advanced, and import-substituting manufactures such as textiles and footwear were established.

Especially after World War II, tourism, banking, insurance, and transport began to contribute more to the. More than 70% of Ethiopia’s population is still employed in the agricultural sector, but services have surpassed agriculture as the principal source of GDP.

Ethiopia has the lowest level of income-inequality in Africa and one of the lowest in the world, with a Gini coefficient comparable to that of the Scandinavian countries.

Rahmato, Dessalegn. "Land Tenure and Land Policy in Ethiopia after the Derg." In Papers of the 12th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, Harold Marcus, ed., Ullendorff, Edward.

The Ethiopians: An Introduction to Country and People, ——. Ethiopia and the Bible, 3. ETHIOPIA AND ITS CAPITAL, ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia’s General Profile Basic Data Ethiopia has a population of million ()6 and is the second most populous country in Sub-Saharan Africa.

It is million square km big7. With a history of years, Ethiopia is one of the ancient Sub-Saharan countries. A major portion of Ethiopia lies on the Horn of Africa, which is the easternmost part of the African landmass.

Its topography ranges from deserts along its eastern border, the Choke and Mandebo mountains ranges in its central core, and tropical forests in the southern reaches. Ethiopia. Old Ethiopia, Its People. 27 III. Ancient Ethiopia, the Land.

40 IV. The Amazing Civilization of Ethiopia. 54 V. Prehistoric Egypt, the Land of Wonders. 66 VI. Egypt and Her "Golden Age." 79 VII.

Egypt and Her Mighty Pharaohs. 92 VIII. Arabia and Her Ancient Races. The Marvelous Arabian Civilization. The Rich Arabian. Consequently, the country faced a tragic famine that resulted in the death of nearly one million people from to Land use in Ethiopia consists of 12% arable land, 1% permanent crops, 40% permanent pastures, 25% forests and woodlands and 22 % others according to a census.

The fertilizer consumption was. “And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.” – Genesis While it is not mentioned as often as Egypt, there seems to be something more to Ethiopia than we are told.

Ethiopia-Hebrew Intermarriage. As early as the book of Exodus we see mixing between Hebrews and Ethiopians. Get this from a library. Ethiopia: the land, its people, history and culture.

[Yohannes K Mekonnen;]. Active fighting erupted between Ethiopian forces and the ICU, with the Islamist movement backing down in the aftermath. Most recently, the worst drought in East African history plagued the region inas the rainy season failed to occur two years in a row. As the second-most populous country of Africa, Ethiopia is a multilingual and multi-ethnic society, and its capital is considered to.

Book October about the control and possession of land but also about its social meaning, provides the following: “Ever y Nation, Nationality and People in Ethiopia. Alemayehu G. Mariam. Over the past week, Meles Zenawi has been waxing eloquent on contract and leasehold law.

Asked by a local journalist whether the winds of change blowing in North Africa could make a detour to Ethiopia, he said that was impossible because he and his party have a five-year “contract” with the Ethiopian people.

Ethiopia and its people Ethiopia is truly a Land of discovery - brilliant and beautiful, secretive, mysterious and extraordinary.

Above all things, it is a country of great antiquity, with a culture and traditions dating back more than 3, years. This book, built on false claims of homogeneity, colonialism, and genocide, does history Oromo are indeed great Ethiopian people who were part of the triumphs and the sufferings of ancient Ethiopia for s: 3.

In Ethiopia, the recognition of the Rastafarians comes at a tense time, when political and economic protests against the government have folded into a battle over land. In Ethiopia by Bernd Bierbaum. Book Description Publication Date: August 8, A dust-filled journey of km, taken twenty times, yields ten chapters of vivid encounters and tangible impressions.

Set between sky-high mountains on the top of Africa, blistering hot deserts of the Danakil Depression and the fertile Blue Nile valley, this is the cradle of humankind, or, according to the.Genesis - And the name of the second river [is] Gihon: the same [is] it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.

Ezekiel - Behold, therefore I [am] against thee, and against thy rivers, and I will make the land of Egypt utterly waste [and] desolate, from the tower of Syene even unto the border of Ethiopia.- Ethiopia's population is highly diverse, containing over 80 different ethnic groups.

From large cities to small remote villages the beautiful people of Ethiopia cover the whole range from ancient ways of living to modern urban dwellers. See more ideas about Ethiopia, Beautiful people, People pins.