Toward a Healthier Future for the People of Africa: Neo-Colonialism, Public Health, and the Alcohol Industry

February 24, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Multinational alcohol corporations based in Europe and North America are eagerly fighting for control of Africa’s beer industry, according to published reports.  
What are the health, development and human rights implications of this scramble for Africa by powerful Western alcohol producers?
How do their plans fit the historical pattern of neo-colonial corporate activity on the continent?
And how can advocates for health and justice respond effectively?