Boon or bane?

The Guardian Weekly - - International News | Special Report -

A 2016 World Bank study found that the gross re­gional prod­uct of Kenya’s Turkana re­gion in­creased by 3.4% as a re­sult of the Kakuma refugee camp. A 2018 study by the In­ter­na­tional Fi­nance Cor­po­ra­tion and UNHCR found an econ­omy in the camp and neigh­bour­ing town worth about $56m, an in­for­mal pri­vate sec­tor with more than 2,000 shops, and a mar­ket for mo­bile bank­ing.

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