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Por qué los gobiernos deberían rechazar los intentos de mercantilización de la tierra orquestados por el Banco Mundial y Estados Unidos

Frederic Mousseau Director de política, The Oakland Institute El discurso del desarrollo continúa cobrando fuerza a pesar de su rol decisivo en…

Is Development for the World Bank Mainly Doing Business?

Source: IPS November 10, 2020 SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 10 2020 (IPS) – The World Bank has finally given up defending…

As World Bank Pauses Doing Business Report, Pressure Mounts for It To Be Permanently Scrapped

Source: Bretton Woods Project On 17 August, the World Bank announced that it will suspend the publication of its much-criticised Doing Business Report (DBR). According to…

Driving Dispossession Webinar – September 17, 9:30 – 11:00 AM PT

Maungdaw, Myanmar – Farm laborers and livestock in a paddy field in Warcha village April 2016. Image: FAO / Hkun Land Institute…

World Bank Must Permanently End Ideologically Driven Doing Business Rankings

The world needs development policies that serve people and planet first, not policies that focus on economic growth at all costs. By…

It Is Time to End the Controversial World Bank’s Doing Business Report

Source IPS By Isabel Ortiz and Leo Baunach NEW YORK and WASHINGTON D.C. , Sep 2 2020 (IPS) – On 27 August the World Bank announced that it…

World Bank Suspends Doing Business Report

—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— September 1, 2020 Media Contact:Anuradha Mittal amittal@oaklandinstitute.org +1 510-530-5126 The Doing Business Report (DBR) has been “paused” by the…

New Laws Threaten Family Farmers and Ethnic Communities in Myanmar

The VFV Law, the Farmland Act, and the LAAR Law are designed to encourage the legal takeover of lands that millions of farmers and Indigenous people rely on for their livelihoods.

Land Privatization: Why Sri Lanka Must Reject the MCC Compact

A recent report by the Oakland Institute examines the MCC compact with Sri Lanka and raises alarm over the irreversible consequences of embarking on land privatization – when most of the land is public in the country.

US Corporations a Driving Force Behind ‘Unprecedented Wave’ of Global Land Privatization: Report

Source: Common Dreams July 14, 2020 by Julia Conley, staff writer «Unfettered capitalism has brought us to this disaster. We must halt…

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