The Bank is just completing a review of three years of "Higher Impact Adjustment Lending"…
In April Jane Hill, President of the American Anthropological Association, wrote a strong letter to Bank Group President James Wolfensohn and Carol Lee, IFC Vice President and General Counsel.
In April the Bank’s Board discussed a progress report on the Strategic Compact: Wolfensohn’s reform package agreed one year ago.
The World Bank has agreed to carry out a forest policy implementation review followed by a Forest Sector Strategy review over the next few months.
The external ESAF review has been delayed again for the consultants to finalise their report.
A critical study prepared for a meeting to discuss replenishing the Global Environment Facility, an international fund for environmental, criticises the World Bank’s use of the resources.
Largely due to the persistent efforts of NGOs and some Executive Directors, the International Finance Corporation (IFC-a private sector support arm of the World Bank Group) has unveiled a series of reviews and new initiatives.