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Flawed conditions: the impact of the World Bank’s conditionality on developing countries

Gino Brunswijck Source: Eurodad The World Bank exerts enormous influence over the economies of developing countries through loan conditions, advisory services, technical…

A Response to Klaus Deininger’s Blog Post The World Bank’s Land and Poverty Conference: 20 years on

Dear Mr. Deininger, Your recent blog post surprisingly contradicts the prescriptions and policy guidance that your organization, the World Bank, gives to…

An Open Letter to the World Bank on its 20th Land and Poverty Conference

Ms. Kristalina Georgieva Interim President, World Bank 1818 H Street NW Washington, DC, 20433   End the Enabling the Business of Agriculture…

World Bank’s New Scheme to Privatize Land in the Developing World Exposed

—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— January 24, 2019 Media Contact: Frédéric Mousseau fmousseau@oaklandinstitute.org +1-510-512-5458 Oakland, CA—In advance of the release of the World Bank’s…

World Bank – IMF Guilty of Promoting Land Grabs, Increasing Inequality

La Via Campesina Press Release: 07 OCTOBER, BALI: At a meeting of La Via Campesina facilitated by Serikat Petani Indonesia (SPI) in…

The IMF and World Bank: Aiding and abetting inequality in Asia

by Asian Peoples’ Movement on Debt and Development Asia continues to draw attention as the “most important engine of global growth,” according…

Declaration of the People’s Global Conference against the IMF-World Bank Bali, Indonesia

We, the participants to the People’s Global Conference (PGC) against the IMF-World Bank, representing 93 organizations from 18 countries, coming from various…

Civil society slams flagship World Bank report on the future of work

By Sophie Edwards NUSA DUA, Indonesia — Fears that technological advances will wipe out jobs and worsen working conditions are “largely unfounded,”…

The Toll of Doing Business on People and the Environment in India

—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— October 9, 2018 Media Contact: Anuradha Mittal amittal@oaklandinstitute.org +1 510-469-5228 Oakland, CA—On the eve of the World Bank’s annual…

The Toll of Doing Business on People and the Environment in Indonesia

—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— October 2, 2018 Media Contact: Anuradha Mittal amittal@oaklandinstitute.org +1 510-469-5228 Oakland, CA—In the wake of last week’s deadly earthquake…

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