Press Coverage

Mass Dispossession Through the Commodification of Land

Source: Amandla African News Weekly June 26, 2019 Under a new scheme, the World Bank seems intent on dismantling customary land laws…

The highest bidder takes it all: The World Bank’s new scheme to privatise land in the Global South

Source: The Bretton Woods Project April 4, 2019 Frédéric Mousseau SUMMARY The World Bank is launching an unprecedented attack on the commons…

The World Bank is driving a failed strategy in the DRC

Source: The Africa Report April 23, 2019 In the DRC, the Bukanga Lonzo Debacle shows that agro-industrial parks are a false solution…

World Bank Dispossessing Rural Poor

Source: IPS April 18, 2019 KUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Apr 18 2019 (IPS) – The World Bank’s Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) project, launched…

UN Expert Urges World Bank to Amend its Constitution to Effectively Advance Human Rights

Source: OHCHR September 14, 2017 GENEVA (14 September 2017) – The World Bank’s commitment to development can and should go beyond financing…

Sementi Tradizionali Sotto Attacco

Source: Fondazione Nigrizia Onlus January 30, 2017 di Marta Gatti Spinti dal lobbing dei giganti dell’agrochimica, sempre più paesi africani introducono leggi…

Trapped in the rubble, the Palu earthquake shows the cost of the World Bank’s pro-business agenda in Indonesia

Source: Lifegate October 17, 2018 The World Bank’s pro-business agenda has led to lax and risky construction rules in Indonesia, a fact…

World Bank Aims to Hand Over Seed Industry to Agribusiness

Source: teleSUR January 18, 2017 The world seed market currently lies in the hands of only six agribusinesses transnationals. A host of…

La Banque Mondiale Roule-t-elle pour Monsanto?

Source: Slate FR September 19, 2016 Antoine Hasday Depuis la crise des matières premières de 2008, la Banque Mondiale a mis en…

Farms to Plantations: The West’s Corporate Business Plan for Agriculture Across Africa

Source: This Is Hell! June 15, 2016 Displacing pastoralists, displacing smallholder farmers, arresting and charging them as terrorists if they protest –…

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