Close by, in a clutch of thorn trees and grass huts, an ethnic Mursi man tried to explain to outsiders why he is so concerned for his people, who have lived here as semi-nomads for generations but may soon be evicted to make way for a giant sugar plantation.
In an August 2013 photo, people from the Mursi ethnic group are seen on the road from
Hailewuha to Jinka in the South Omo Zone of Ethiopia.William Davison
"What we want is to use our own traditional way of cultivation," he says.
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