Updates

Call to Revoke AGRA’s Agnes Kalibata as Special Envoy to 2021 UN Food Systems Summit

February 10, 2020 António Guterres Secretary-General, United Nations New York, NY USA Call to Revoke AGRA’s Agnes Kalibata as Special Envoy to…

Emperor Has No New Clothes

Reformed World Bank Program Still Fails the Farmers In 2013, the World Bank launched the Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) project,…

A Major Victory for Land Rights Defenders

By The Oakland Institute. Anuradha Mittal, its Executive Director, is an Honorary member of the ICCA Consortium. Large-scale land acquisitions by private interests…

Ukraine, the Land of Quid Pro Quos

By Frederic Mousseau and Elena Teare The withholding of US$391 million in military aid to force the Ukrainian government to investigate the…

New Report Shows How World Bank Enables Corporate Land Grabs

Source: April 24, 2019 Alnoor Ladha, Truthout At the World Bank’s annual meeting this month, the Bank’s new president and former Trump…

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…

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…

Un Nouvel Indicateur Foncier Au Service De La Logique Néolibérale

Source: SOS FAIM March 27, 2019 – Défis Sud – Doing Business (DB) d’abord, Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) ensuite. Les…

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…

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