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20 May 2016 Mongabay
World Bank lifts freeze on Cambodia loans amid protests
The Bank says the move will help alleviate poverty in the Southeast Asian country, but land rights activists expressed disappointment over the decision.
20 Apr 2016 SOS Faim
Le vrai visage des financements de la Banque mondiale : 3 cas concrets
Bénin, Burkina Faso et Sénégal : SOS Faim a mené l’enquête dans ces trois pays africains pour analyser quelques cas concrets d’investissement de la BM et leurs impacts sur l’agriculture.
12 Apr 2016 Oakland Institute
World Bank accountability on forced resettlements must be a priority at Its spring meetings
World Bank accountability on forced resettlements resulting from its programs must be front and center at its spring meetings, taking place this week in Washington DC
17 Mar 2016 Reuters
'Losing our land like losing our lives', Brazil activist tells World Bank
Investors describe it as one of the last frontiers for major agricultural expansion - a vast area in Brazil's poor northeast that the government is eager to open up to investors hoping to set up big new soy farms and cattle ranches.
14 Mar 2016 Oakland Institute
Failing to address land rights violations caused by its own programs, the World Bank launches its 17th Conference on Land and Poverty
World Bank organizes costly conferences on land governance while overlooking the forced relocation of farmers and indigenous people resulting from its policies and programs.
10 Mar 2016 World Bank
New project to link farmers to agribusiness in Tanzania
The World Bank's $70 million in new financing will be used to link smallholder farmers to agribusinesses in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT).
09 Mar 2016 Thomson Reuters Foundation
Concerns over a scramble for resources quiet for now, says World Bank
Concerns over competing countries scrambling for resources such as farmland have decreased recently due to lower commodity and food prices, a World Bank official said.
14 Jan 2016 APS
Sénégal : Un accord-cadre adopté à Saint-Louis pour la mise en oeuvre du PDIDAS
Le document final de l’accord-cadre devant régir les relations entre les collectivités locales, les investisseurs et les populations, dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du Projet de développement inclusif et durable de l’agrobusiness, a été adopté.
12 Jan 2016 Guardian
The refugee who took on the British government
Despite important legal victories, Anuak of Gambella continue to face land evictions and repression to clear their lands for foreign and domestic investors.
04 Nov 2015 ASO
Letter to World Bank President re arrest and prosecution of Pastor Omot Agwa in Ethiopia
Groups urge World Bank President to act swiftly to ensure the release and safety of Ethiopian land and environmental activist who worked for the Bank as a transaltor for its Inspection Panel in Ethiopia
29 Oct 2015 Eurodad
Doing Business 2016’s reformed indicator will favour land-grabbing
Instead of taking suggestions on board from CSOs or its own monitoring bodies, the World Bank continues to push its agenda at the expense of small-scale farmers.
21 Oct 2015 ASO
International organisations launch petition in support of jailed Ethiopian activists as court date approaches
The three activists, who face terrorism charges for attempting to attend a workshop on food security, face a court hearing in Addis Ababa on October 22.

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14 Jun 2016 - London
Agrimoney Investment Forum
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06 Jul 2016 - New York
Executive training program on sustainable investments in agriculture
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