While Ethiopia may conjure up images of famine, the most populous landlocked country in the Horn of Africa actually has a bright future ahead of it. The nation was able to hold off European colonizers and other invaders from the continent, making it a nation of proud people with a lush and diverse landscape. A video resource explores its past, as well as its more unique features—such as stunning blue lava.
- Pair the video with others in the series to explore features of countries in the Horn of Africa
- 57th video of an extensive Countries A-Z playlist
- Photo of famine victims may be disturbing for some learners
- Photographs are vivid and stimulating
- Narrator interviews an Ethiopian, making the video engaging
- Video is easy to adapt to a variety of classroom activities
- While the video mentions the famine, it does not explain the conflict that led to the devastation