World Bank

World Bank's Conference on Land & Poverty is a cruel farce

On Monday, March 23th the World Bank's Conference on Land and Poverty begins in the US. But farmer organizations, indigenous groups, trade unions and others denounce the whole exercise as a sham that is all about accelerating corporate land grabs and robbing the poor that the Bank was founded to assist.

MIGA backs agribusiness investment in Zambia

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency— the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank— announces additional support for Agrivision Africa (Chayton Africa) of Mauritius.