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Reconciliation Financing: An Innovative Approach to Poverty, Inequality, and Social Conflict
Working Papers
  • Daniel D. Bradlow, American University Washington College of Law
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Article
Publication Date
10-5-2009
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Abstract
This paper focuses on the problem of addressing historical injustices and raising finance for small scale revenue generating projects that benefit those victims of these past injustices who still lack access to jobs, services and opportunities. These projects always experience funding problems. They are considered both "too rich" for grant funding because they generate a stream of revenues but "too poor" for commercial funding because either they are too small or they generate an insufficient income stream to be attractive to commercial funders. In proposing a debt-based solution to these funding problems, the paper proposes 3 principles of "reconciliation financing".
Citation Information
Bradlow, Daniel David, Reconciliation Financing: An Innovative Approach to Poverty, Inequality, and Social Conflict (October 5, 2009).