FPP letter to the Macquarie Group seeking an end to financial services for Samling Global Ltd in order to curtail the Samling group's human rights violations and irresponsible and destructive logging practices.
Although the World Bank has produced its Project Implementation Completion Report (ICR) signaling the end of its role in the project, this investigation by three NGOs identifies too many outstanding environmental, livelihood and compensation problems for the World Bank to turn its back on.
Alerting the Secretary of State to the NGO submission to the UN's CERD [see below] and the pending World Bank Inspection Panel investigation into the detrimental impact of World Bank-supported initiatives on the rights and livelihoods of indigenous peoples in the DRC
FPP open letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Special issue of 'Bankwatch' magazine marks the ADB's 40th anniversary and evaluates its failings in Asia and the Pacific. This article examines the ADB's review of its safeguard policies, in particular its Indigenous Peoples Policy
Link to full issue of 'Bankwatch' magazine
This careful research in five self-governing Minangkabau communities (Nagari) in West Sumatra situates present-day conflicts between rural communities and palm oil developers in their historical and institutional context.
ISBN 979-15188-1-5 303 pages World Rainforest Movement