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.
Civil society groups walk out of World Bank "consultation" on their Safeguards policy. The Safeguards are supposed to set best practice for the World Bank and protect people's rights, but the new draft allows the bank and companies to go ahead with projects that affect land rights without consent of affected communities.
Plusieurs ONG belges manifesteront le 10 octobre prochain à Bruxelles pour dire «stop aux stratégies destructrices de la Banque mondiale» qui encouragent l’accaparement des terres dans les pays les plus pauvres
The IFC approved $70 million (Dh257.46 million) for Ficohsa in 2011 despite the bank’s risky operating environment and clients, including a palm oil company linked to multiple killings and drug trafficking.