Accountability in Africa: Harm from International Financial Flows and Strategies for Supporting Community-Led Access to Remedy

Every year, hundreds of billions of dollars flow into Africa from abroad. Regardless of motivations, these financial flows can have both positive and negative impacts on local people and the environment. A 'negative impact' may mean that a family's home and farmland is taken by force, they are forced to flee from their ancestral land, and children and grandchildren suffer the multigenerational poverty that results from a loss of the resource base that sustained their family's life and livelihoods.

File Type: pdf
Categories: Africa, General, Kenya
Author: Accountability Counsel, African Coalition for Corporate Accountability