Press Releases

Civil Society Denounces World Bank’s Scheme to Hijack Farmers’ Rights to Seeds

Oakland, CA—Ahead of World Bank’s release of the 2017 “Enabling the Business of Agriculture” (EBA) report this month, 157 organizations and academics…

Five Western Donors Shape a Corporate Agenda for African Agriculture

Media Contact: Anuradha Mittal, Oakland Institute amittal@oaklandinstitute.org, + 1 510 469-5228 Oakland, CA—The Unholy Alliance, Five Western Donors Shape a Pro-Corporate Agenda…

Civil Society Comes Together in Latin America to Challenge the World Bank’s Annual Meetings

Civil society organizations, Indigenous communities, and social movements come together to challenge the World Bank’s neoliberal agenda, which has caused massive environmental…

CIVIL SOCIETY ASKS 3 CRITICAL QUESTIONS OF THE WORLD BANK AT ITS 2015 SPRING MEETINGS

#OLOB | www.ourlandourbusiness.org Contact: Anuradha Mittal, amittal@oaklandinstitute.org, +1 510-469-5228 Alnoor Ladha, Alnoor@therules.org, +27 60 853 9810 Joseph Rahall, jorahall@yahoo.com, +232 76 601979  …

Civil Society Denounces World Bank’s Conference on Land & Poverty

Farmer organizations, indigenous groups, trade unions and other civil society organizations, under the umbrella of Our Land Our Business, call World Bank’s…

Groups demand the U.S. Executive Director of the World Bank to Act to Phase Out Business Indicators

Groups demand the U.S. Executive Director of the World Bank to Act to Phase Out Business Indicators   Tuesday, February 3, 2015.…

Civil Society Rejects the World Bank’s 2015 Doing Business Rankings

Civil Society Rejects the World Bank’s 2015 Doing Business Rankings World Bank’s Rankings Denounced as an Illegitimate Report Card October 28, 2014…

Farmers, Indigenous Peoples and NGOs Take to Streets in Ten Cities Demanding an End to World Bank’s Morally Bankrupt Development

Farmers, Indigenous Peoples and NGOs Take to Streets in Ten Cities Demanding an End to World Bank’s Morally Bankrupt Development Group Will…

Press Release: World Bank turns Its back on rights protections for the poor, global civil society response gathers momentum

Press Release: World Bank turns Its back on rights protections for the poor, global civil society response gathers momentum New York, London,…

Press Release: The World Bank and the IMF Open up Ukraine to Western Interests

Press Release: The World Bank and the IMF Open up Ukraine to Western Interests Monday, July 28, 2014 Oakland, California–A new report…

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