REDD-Monitor: Chile’s Repression To Be Rewarded By The World Bank

People protesting Genetically Engineered Trees in front of the IUFRO conference. Photo: Langelle Photography Blood REDD: How Chile’s brutal repression of Indigenous Peoples and the plantation industry’s land grab under the Pinochet dictatorship are to be rewarded by the… Read More

Earth Watch: Soren Ambrose on April 2000 Protests

People, not profit was a rallying cry. Above a mattress in the middle of an intersection and in the background yarn was strung in spider webs to prevent access to the meetings. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Soren Ambrose was one… Read More

Sympathy for the Devil: Thoughts on the New Nomination to Lead the World Bank

Cecelia Rodriguez, then the US Representative for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) in Chiapas, Mexico, speaks out against the World Bank in 1995 on the 50th Anniversary of their formation.  Photolangelle.org Sympathy for the Devil Posted… Read More

World Bank Put On Notice: Do Not Jeopardizes Farmers’ Right to Seeds, Food Security

Ahead of World Bank’s release of the 2017 “Enabling the Business of Agriculture” (EBA) report this month, 157 organizations and academics from around the world denounce the Bank’s scheme to hijack farmers’ right to seeds, attack on food… Read More

Campaign: Help Stop the World Bank’s Takeover of Farmers’ Right to Seeds

The following letter writing campaign challenges the World Bank’s takeover of farmers’ right to seeds. The email address to sign on with and the individual letters being sent are below.   Dear friends and colleagues, Please join us in… Read More

World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility “Has Not Saved a Single Hectare of Forest”

Originally published at Redd-Monitor.org:   The World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility is supposed to help countries in the Global South reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. It was launched at COP 13 in Bali in 2007…. Read More

The World Bank ‘Provisionally’ Approves the Democratic Republic of Congo’s REDD Programme

Originally published on Redd Monitor By Chris Lang Last week saw the 14th meeting of the Carbon Fund, part of the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility. At the meeting Costa Rica and the Democratic Republic of Congo… Read More