Cote d'Ivoire

Environment

Analysis

Forest Investment Program (FIP)

Challenges in measuring progress were noted for the Forest Investment Program (FIP), in particular greenhouse gas accounting. Investment plans for Mozambique and Ivory Coast have been approved. Questions were raised over the reasoning for a commercial teak plantation project in Ghana.

30 November 2016

Environment

Analysis

Climate Investment Funds Monitor 14

New edition of the Bretton Woods Project's biannual Climate Investment Funds (CIFs) Monitor, including an update on the Green Climate Fund, published to coincide with the World Bank-hosted CIFs trust fund committee meetings.

30 November 2016

Environment

Analysis

Climate Investment Funds Monitor 13

New edition of the Bretton Woods Project's biannual Climate Investment Fund (CIFs) Monitor, published to coincide with the World Bank-hosted CIFs trust fund committee meetings.

13 June 2016

Environment

Analysis

Forest Investment Program (FIP)

Six new countries were invited to join the Forest Investment Program (FIP), with a further nine invited to develop investment plans, despite insufficient funds. Potential support for oil palm plantations in Democratic Republic of Congo and industrial logging in Indonesia and Peru were questioned.

4 November 2015

Infrastructure

Analysis

World Bank energy directions: going for gas

The World Bank launched a new energy directions paper in July but continues to focus funding on fossil fuels such as natural gas

3 October 2013

Conditionality

News

IMF demands Cote d’Ivoire austerity

The IMF has told the transition government in Cote d’Ivoire that it should cut government spending after finding that spending was more than double the level agreed by the former president, who was overthrown in December 1999.

14 June 2000