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The power of World Bank knowledge

By Michael Goldman * For the enormous power and global reach the World Bank has…

24 May 2000 | Briefings

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IMF oil price increase fuels protests

Threats of oil prices rises sparked protests in Nigeria in December.

15 April 2000

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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

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Thai villagers condemn Wolfensohn refusal

The President of the World Bank, James Wolfensohn, in Thailand in February for the UNCTAD meeting, refused to accept a letter from villagers affected by the Bank-backed Pak Mun Dam.

15 April 2000

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World Bank urges Laos to reform

The World Bank said in late February that it would not guarantee the billion-dollar Nam Theun II dam in Laos until the government commits itself to significant political and economic reforms.

15 April 2000

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Ugandans condemn Bank on dam and environment

In late February two Ugandan organisations sent a strong memo to the World Bank about the proposed Bujagali Dam Project.

15 April 2000

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TOP SECRET: Bank strategy on Asian private infrastructure

The impact of the East Asia crisis on private infrastructure projects has been comparatively little discussed.

15 December 1999

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Power company controversy after Orissa cyclone

A major beneficiary of World Bank-backed power sector reforms in India is US-based multinational company AES.

15 December 1999

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Bank to review India power sector reforms

The World Bank is planning an independent review of its power sector reforms in India.

15 December 1999

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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