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16 February 2017

Kenya: NGOs urge World Bank to ensure KenGen geothermal project adequately safeguards local community's livelihood

Author: Narasha Community Development Group & others

"NGOs letter to World Bank calling for protection of indigenous Maasai"...

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Report
9 February 2017

Tenure and Investment in Africa - Comparative Analysis of Key Trends and Contextual Factors

Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (Etats-Unis)

This document provides an empirical picture of the causes and effects of tenure-related disputes between private sector actors and local peoples across different sub-regions and countries in Africa. It details statistical evidence of key trends in...

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9 February 2017
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Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (Etats-Unis)

Le présent document fait une représentation empirique des causes et des effets des litiges fonciers entre les acteurs du secteur privé et les populations locales dans différents pays et sous-régions d’Afrique. Il fait le détail des éléments...

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6 September 2016

Commentary: World Bank's new Environmental & Social Framework lacks binding human rights requirements

Author: Gretchen Gordon, Coalition for Human Rights in Development, in rightingfinance

"Holes in the World Bank’s safety net," 1 Sept 2016...

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31 August 2016

To Bankers, It’s Not Just A Court System, It’s A Gold Mine

Author: Chris Hamby, BuzzFeed

An 18-month BuzzFeed News investigation reveals how the financial industry is elbowing its way inside the doors of this global super court, transforming a system of justice into an engine of profit…[T]he financial industry, once largely absent from...

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29 August 2016

Protesters against Bidco's alleged land grab in Uganda picket outside company's financiers' offices in London; Bidco comments

Author: Samuel Nabwiiso, East African Business Week (Uganda)

"Bidco fends off protestors over palm oil"...

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Article
26 August 2016

Banks cannot invest in Iran without US guarantees

Author: Gillian Tett, Financial Times

This tale is a sad example of how uncoordinated Washington’s policy can be...

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Article
8 August 2016

Fair Labor Association publishes factory pay assessments in 21 countries

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Article
4 August 2016

Kenya: Survey shows low inclusion of women in senior positions in banking sector

Author: George Ngigi, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Top bank jobs still elusive for women in Kenya"...

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Article
3 August 2016

Africa: Economist says hiding beneficial owners of companies hampers efforts to curb illicit financial flows, meet Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Pietro Toigo, in African Development Bank Group

"Beneficial ownership of extractive companies: Are we walking the walk?"...

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