Evictees and affected families of Cambodia's Boeng Kak and Borei Keila neighborhoods have called on the World Bank to leave Cambodia, as lending programme resumes.
New evidence from Oxfam, the Bretton Woods Project and other NGOs reveals the impact of IFC investments in financial intermediaries on global human rights.
Notes from a meeting on 7 September 2015 between the Minister of State of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and civil society representatives, focusing on the World Bank's safeguards review.
NGO coalition Our Land Our Business denounced the World Bank’s March conference on land and poverty, condemning the Bank’s role in land grabs.
As activists staged global protests highlighting the potential damage from new World Bank agriculture rankings, Cambodian groups expressed concerns over reports that the Bank is considering resuming loans to Cambodia.
Some 9,000 evicted residents of a Lagos community have been denied justice by the World Bank's Inspection Panel as Amnesty International says the Bank is "complicit" in the process.
Notes of a meeting with CSOs on land rights and resettlement at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014
An IFC-linked Vietnamese rubber plantation company agreed to temporarily suspend activities in three Cambodian plantations, but activists urged the company to cease its activities in all communities.
Whilst the World Bank’s assessment gives the green light to the world’s tallest dam in Tajikistan, a Human Rights Watch report highlights severe damage to local communities.
World Bank’s Benchmarking the Business of Agriculture rankings are unlikely to benefit the world’s smallholder farmers, but could instead facilitate corporate land grabs.