Implementation in full of the independent review of IFC, MIGA and CAO is essential if institutions are to meet persistent accountability and remedy gaps.
IFC equity investment linked to development of key Brazilian transport corridor, leading to accelerated deforestation in the area.
Bank and Fund-backed land bill passed in dead of night during lockdown favouring private investors and Western agribusiness.
Ukraine passes contentious draft land reform law under pressure from World Bank, IMF and EBRD.
CAO convenes process after February complaint alleged land grabbing, negative livelihood impacts.
Panel received request to investigate allegations related to proposed World Bank loan in 2017.
World Bank Enabling the Business of Agriculture rankings prescribe land privatisation at the expense of family farmers, pastoralists, and Indigenous Peoples.
Civil society urges the World Bank to scrap DBR and EBA, claiming the latter harms small-scale farmers by putting corporate interests first.
IFC investments through financial intermediary investments linked to land grabs and displacement in Africa. CSOs critique proposed changes to IFC lending policies.
As the IFC sets out a new strategy, CAO and CSO reports have raised further criticism over its investment in financial intermediaries, and a new law suit challenges its immunity.