Issue 14: The Missing Links: Poverty, Population, and the Environment in Ethiopia

By
Mogues Worku

Ethiopia faces the dual challenges of environmental degradation and rapid population growth, currently 2.7 percent a year. Key resources - including arable land, forests, and water - are becoming increasingly scarce and degraded. But a new approach to development that integrates population, health, and environment initiatives could help improve the lives of millions of Ethiopians, says Mogues Worku, executive director of The Environment and Development Society of Ethiopia (LEM Ethiopia).

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Experts & Staff

  • Roger-Mark De Souza // Director of Population, Environmental Security and Resilience, Wilson Center
  • Sandeep Bathala // Senior Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Katharine Diamond // Program Assistant, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Benjamin Dills // Program Assistant, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Lauren Herzer // Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • John Thon Majok // Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Schuyler Null // Web Editor and Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Meaghan Parker // Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Sean Peoples // Multimedia Producer and Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Geoffrey D. Dabelko // Senior Advisor, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Ruth Greenspan Bell // Public Policy Scholar
  • William Krist // Senior Policy Scholar
  • Louise Lief // Public Policy Scholar
  • John W. Sewell // Senior Scholar