Cassandra Herrman is a documentary producer and videographer who has filmed in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, South America and the U.S. Her work in Africa has included stories about human rights conditions in Zimbabwe, the singer Fela Kuti in Nigeria, female runners in Kenya and the humanitarian crisis in Sudan’s Darfur region. Her films have been nominated for two national Emmy awards. Cassandra is currently a series producer for "Food for 9 Billion," a yearlong project by the Center for Investigative Reporting, Homelands Productions, PBS NEWSHOUR and American Public Media's Marketplace.
Human Rights Watch has released a report detailing reprisal attacks by the Ethiopian military over a shooting at a rice farm.
A controversial resettlement program in Ethiopia is the latest battleground in the global race to secure prized farmland and water. TRANSCRIPT: Anchor introduction: And now a follow-up to a story that aired on PBS NewsHour in April 2010 about foreign land investment in Ethiopia. In the wake of that investment, tens of thousands of
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