The World Bank should not fund Ethiopia’s war in TigrayConflict is impoverishing the region and destroying decades of donor-funded projects
(Ft)–The writer is executive director of the World Peace Foundation and a professor at Tufts University. This month, Ethiopia, a low-income country facing economic difficulties, is making its case for a financial bailout at the spring meetings of the World Bank and IMF. It is also conducting a war of starvation in the northern Tigray region. Week by week soldiers are destroying everything essential to sustain life — food and farms, clinics and hospitals, water supplies.