Extractives

Rights

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Chad-Cameroon latest

The oil companies involved in the Chad- Cameroon oilfield and pipeline project have pulled out of the planned deal.

15 April 2000

Infrastructure

News

Chad Cameroon project faces further problems

The World Bank has again delayed a decision on the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline after further criticism from NGOs in Chad, Cameroon, Europe and the USA.

15 December 1999

Environment

News

Coal mines threaten tiger corridors in India

Indian NGO INTACH has been studying the likely impact of the World Bank-supported expansion of coal mining in Bihar on wild tigers.

15 September 1999

Environment

News

Bolivia-Brazil Pipeline

The details of ensuring implementation of World Bank operational policies are explored in a recent report from the Bank Information Center.

15 June 1999

Infrastructure

News

Chad-Cameroon discussions reach peak

The Bank is due to decide in the next few weeks whether to support the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline.

15 June 1999

Environment

News

Exchange highlights continuing Bank resettlement problems in India

At the half-way mark of the Bank’s controversial Coal India Environmental and Social Mitigation project local groups have criticised aspects of resettlement implementation.

15 March 1999

Infrastructure

News

Conflict of interest in Bank energy initiatives

A new briefing from the Institute for Policy Studies highlights the Bank’s reluctance to take decisive action on climate change.

15 December 1998

Infrastructure

News

Chad-Cameroon pipeline appeal for support

Cameroonian and Chadian groups are appealing for support during the last few crucial months before the World Bank decides whether to support the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline project.

15 December 1998

Social services

News

Kyrgz mine spill lessons

A serious cyanide spill at an IFC- and MIGA-backed mine this May raises questions about the Bank Group environmental procedures for mines.

15 December 1998

Rights

News

Mining conference

A World Bank conference this July in Padang, Papua New Guinea, discussed “mining and the community in South-East Asia” but many NGOs known to represent mine-affected people were not invited.

15 September 1998