As the short three week nomination period closed, Jim Yong Kim was the only nominee for the next five year term as World Bank president. Have your say on the blog on who should have been selected, what they should do and the selection process generally. Read what activists, officials and experts think about the process.
This briefing emphasises the interdependence between the SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement, in terms of ensuring that all new infrastructure is climate resilient and aligned with the low- or zero-carbon pathways required to avert catastrophic climate change – which would render achieving the SDGs impossible.
World Bank Enabling the Business of Agriculture rankings prescribe land privatisation at the expense of family farmers, pastoralists, and Indigenous Peoples.
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