Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 12 April on the changing international tax landscape from a feminist perspective and challenging IFIs’ role in shaping it at the World Bank and IMF's 2019 Spring Meetings.
World Bank Enabling the Business of Agriculture rankings prescribe land privatisation at the expense of family farmers, pastoralists, and Indigenous Peoples.
As debt crises across the African continent continue to soar, concerns are raised about the gendered impact of debt-servicing conditions imposed by international financial institutions.
Latest IMF guidance on gender issues raises more questions than answers as it opens the door to impact assessments and alternative macro policies.
Bank’s $3.75 billion loan in 2010 has failed to deliver reliable energy to South African users, despite eye-watering cost overruns.
World Bank water privatisation push in Africa criticised by civil society that are calling for a rights-based approach.
World Bank's due diligence processes highly suspect as it invests a quarter of a billion dollars in Nigerian Seven Energy, where several individuals associated with the company’s flagship contract are now either on the run or charged with money laundering.
The Doing Business Report 2019 criticised by civil society over its promotion of deregulation and low business tax.
One year after Oxfam study, IMF making progress on inequality agenda but still needs a fundamental shift
Significant concerns also remain about environmental and social impacts of mega-infrastructure project partially financed by World Bank.
IFC announces preliminary measures to address CAO complaints regarding Uganda's Bujagali dam, as project receives WBG refinancing boost.
Joseph Hanlon asks where the accountability for the Mozambique debt crisis lies and why the poor are once again paying the costs.