Land rights and the World Bank Group: Setting the record straight

Responding to concerns raised by Friends of the Earth International and others about the impacts of land grabbing, The World Bank claims that land lease deals in developing countries can reduce hunger and poverty, and build sustainable agriculture. The facts tell otherwise.

New report uncovers land grab in Uganda

Released on the eve of a World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, a new report reveals widespread violations of people’s rights and environmental destruction from a land grab initially funded by the World Bank in Uganda.

¿Desarrollo o expolio en África?

Este informe analiza las principales amenazas a la Soberanía Alimentaria en África y recoge tres estudios de caso investigados por Veterinarios Sin Fronteras en tres países africanos

Governments should protect citizens’ interests

The bottom line is that it is the responsibility of the host governments to set policies and a legal framework that protect their citizens’ interests – by encouraging investment, and protecting the rights of affected individuals.