The Global Infrastructure Facility is expected to be launched as a World Bank-hosted programme in October. Concerns remain about the Bank’s continued support for fossil fuel infrastructure.
The rise of the infrastructure giants
World Bank faces increased competition over large scale infrastructure in Asia, with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the BRICS Bank.
Tata Mundra: making a mockery of accountability
IFC criticised over Tata Mundra coal power plant in India, for ignoring recommendations from its accountability mechanism.
World Bank to push ahead with Global Infrastructure Facility
The World Bank has confirmed its intention to develop a Global Infrastructure Facility, prioritising projects that have stalled due to size or complexity, while concerns continue over the Bank’s support for the Democratic Republic of Congo Inga dams.
Climate risks and the World Bank
Sponsor: World Resources Institute (WRI) Panelists: Milap Patel (World Resources Institute), Nezir Sinani (Bank Information…
Bridging the gap: scaling up investment into Africa's infrastructure
Sponsors: NEPAD Business Group, African Business Roundtable Panelists: AfDB representative, Agnes Dasewicz, (Private Capital Group of…
Energy sector trends
Sponsors: Bretton Woods Project, Mott Foundation, Heinrich Boell Foundation-North America, Latindadd, Pacific Environment, International Rivers,…
World Bank support for a Nepal power line has been criticised for violating indigenous peoples’ rights and the use of armed forces, yet an Inspection Panel investigation has been delayed.
Witness: The World Bank's damage to communities and the environment
Bretton Woods Project and Oxfam are pleased to invite you to a meeting with leading activists including from Cameroon, India, and Argentina who are visiting London as part of a European lobby tour. 11 March 2014 at 14:30.
IFC funded Tata Mundra coal plant to be investigated by ADB
IFC funded 4,000 MW coal plant Tata Mundra in India is to be investigated by ADB for negative social and environmental impacts.