Press Coverage

The Elephant in the Room’: New World Bank Report Only Confirms Its Complicity In Sucking Resource-Rich African Nations Dry

Source: Atlanta Black Star February 16, 2018 D. Amari Jackson For more than a decade, the World Bank—the international financial institution that…

It’s Time to End the World Bank’s Biased Business Regulation Ratings

Source: Inequality.org January 18, 2018 After years of criticism from labor unions and other progressive groups, the Bank’s own chief economist is…

Chart of the Week #3: Why the World Bank Should Ditch the “Doing Business” Rankings—in One Embarrassing Chart

Source: Center for Global Development January 18, 2018 Justin Sandefur and Divyanshi Wadhwa Last week the World Bank’s Chief Economist, Paul Romer,…

How World Bank Unfairly Influenced its Own Competitiveness Rankings

Source: Business Standard January 13, 2018 Josh Zumbrun & Ian Talley | WSJ The World Bank’s chief economist said he would recalculate…

After 15 Years, World Bank’s Doing Business Report Still Missing the Mark

Source: Bretton Woods Project December 7, 2017 In October, the World Bank published its 15th Doing Business Report (DBR), Reforming to Create…

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…

Call to the World Bank: Enable Farmers, Not Agribusiness

Source: Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy January 19, 2017 Shiney Varghese Ahead World Bank’s release of the 2017 “Enabling the Business…

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…

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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