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African perspectives in international investment law

Yenkong Ngangjoh Hodu and Makane Moïse Mbengue


This long-awaited volume featuring contributions from top African international lawyers and voices from the continent critically explores the notion of international investment law from an African perspective. It does so by confronting some of the very hard questions with regard to the relationship between international investment and development that have either eluded or not been properly addressed in contemporary scholarships. After many years of popularity, investment treaties have recently caused increasing concern among States, most prominently for the unbalanced nature of their content, ... More

Keywords: international investment treaty, African perspective, foreign direct investment, investment and development, public policy interest, AfSIL Principles

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781526151278
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.7765/9781526151285


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Yenkong Ngangjoh Hodu, editor
University of Manchester

Makane Moïse Mbengue, editor
University of Geneva

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Yenkong Ngangjoh Hodu and Makane Moïse Mbengue

Part I Sustainable development and the changing fundamentals of international investment law in Africa

Part II Experiences of selected African countries with international investment law

Part III African perspectives on contemporary challenges of investment dispute settlement

10 Quo vadis international investment law in Africa?

Francis N. Botchway* and Mohamed Salem Abou El Farag


Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

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