World Bank and other international financial institutions need to ensure Ukraine’s agriculture sector reforms lead to increased liquidity for smaller farms and ensure local development, environmentally sustainable investments and a transparent land market.
Action plan launched by Bretton Woods Institutions and other IFIs ignores role of corporatisation of agriculture in contributing to current crisis.
New CAFOD report exposes World Bank’s harmful approach to agriculture increases food insecurity in Africa.
New report from the Oakland Institute exposes the stealth take-over of Ukrainian agricultural land known as the “breadbasket of Europe”.
World Bank’s IFC $200 loan for large-scale agricultural production in Brazil disregards serious human rights and environmental concerns, despite calls by 200 civil society organisations globally
Bank and Fund-backed land bill passed in dead of night during lockdown favouring private investors and Western agribusiness.
Thousands of Indian farmers protest damaging World Bank and IMF-supported reforms to agriculture laws.
World Bank commits to invest additional $5 billion in the Great Green Wall over the next five years, despite shortcomings in its existing investments in the initiative highlighted by IEG.
Ukraine passes contentious draft land reform law under pressure from World Bank, IMF and EBRD.
Civil society urges the World Bank to scrap DBR and EBA, claiming the latter harms small-scale farmers by putting corporate interests first.