“Manna From Heaven”? How Health and Education Pay the Price for Self-Dealing in Equatorial Guinea

Human Rights Watch
Publication Date:
15 June 2017
Equatorial Guinea, Corruption, Governance, Petroleum

Equatorial Guinea's mismanagement of its oil wealth has contributed to chronic underfunding of its public health and education systems in violation of its human rights obligations, Human Rights Watch says in this 85-page report. Declining oil reserves mean that there is very little time left for the government to correct course and significantly invest in improving the country's woeful health and education indicators.


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