Bretton Woods Project contribution to compilation of analysis and case studies by a range of NGOs. (September 2000).
The IMF looks set to repeat mistakes which led to the demise of Mozambique’s cashew processing industry.
Leaflets with sharply contrasting views about the International Finance Corporation (IFC) were distributed at the Spring meetings.
The new buzz word in the global architecture debate is PSI - Private Sector Involvement.
The IFC, in consultation with a number of private sector companies, NGOs, foundations and others, has compiled a draft guide for its clients on carrying out community development activities.
A major beneficiary of World Bank-backed power sector reforms in India is US-based multinational company AES.
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.
A dozen major international dam-building companies involved in the World Bank-funded Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) have lavishly bribed a top official on the project, allegedly giving nearly US$2 million in bribes over ten years.
In June the World Bank agreed to step up cooperation with the International Chamber of Commerce to boost the private sector, trade and investment in the Bank’s member countries.
Ann Simpson, head of the World Bank’s new corporate governance initiative, explained her plans to UK NGOs in August.