Resources

Private Sector

Analysis

25 May 2003 | Briefings

Support common sense land reform policies at the World Bank

Private Sector

Analysis

25 May 2003 | Briefings

Why we oppose water privatisation

Briefing by Ghanaian NGO ISODEC setting out the case against the World Bank-backed plan to privatise their country's water supply.

Knowledge

Analysis

25 May 2003 | Briefings

The power of World Bank knowledge

For the enormous power and global reach the World Bank has today, relatively little formal debate exists on one critical aspect of its practices - the production of knowledge.

Environment

Analysis

24 May 2003 | Briefings

Managing Sustainability World-Bank Style

Brought together by the Heinrich Boell Foundation, this report offers a critique of the WDR which is to feature prominently in the World Bank's activities at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg later this month. Contributors include Marieke Huysentruyt for the Bretton Woods Project, Herman Daly, and Raj Patel.

Environment

Analysis

24 May 2003 | Briefings

The World Bank’s Genuine Savings Indicator: A Useful Measure of Sustainability?

10 page briefing assessing a new World Bank measure of development. The genuine savings indicator is intended to be an alternative to GNP growth and is being featured in a number of Bank publications. Whilst a helpful first step in recognising the need to look factors other than economic production, the genuine savings figures ignore or downplay crucial issues, including international economic relations.

Environment

Analysis

24 May 2003 | Briefings

The World Bank’s Genuine Savings Indicator: A Useful Measure of Sustainability?

10 page briefing assessing a new World Bank measure of development. The genuine savings indicator is intended to be an alternative to GNP growth and is being featured in a number of Bank publications. Whilst a helpful first step in recognising the need to look factors other than economic production, the genuine savings figures ignore or downplay crucial issues, including international economic relations.

Environment

Analysis

24 May 2003 | Reports

Transnational corporate beneficiaries of World Bank fossil fuel projects

Environment

Analysis

24 May 2003 | Reports

The Global Environment Facility: The First Ten Years – Growing Pains or Inherent Flaws?

Environment

Analysis

24 May 2003 | Reports

Breaking New Ground: Mining, Minerals, and Sustainable Development

Knowledge

Analysis

24 May 2003 | Briefings

Leading economist cites short-comings of draft Bank sustainability report

Conditionality

Analysis

24 May 2003 | Briefings

Indispensable or unworkable? The IMF’s new approach to conditionality (2-page version)

The IMF says that streamlining will make conditionality more efficient, effective and focused. Careful scrutiny suggests there is still plenty to question in the new approach.

Conditionality

Analysis

24 May 2003 | Briefings

Indispensable or unworkable? The IMF’s new approach to conditionality (2-page version)

The IMF says that streamlining will make conditionality more efficient, effective and focused. Careful scrutiny suggests there is still plenty to question in the new approach.