Letter by Forest Peoples Programme and the International Accountability Project to the IFC and the President of the World Bank Group, endorsed by 224 organisations10 December 2005
Letter to UK Secretary of State for International Development, from 9 UK NGOs, about the Department for International Development (DfID)'s response to the IFC's revised policy and performance standards on social and environmental sustainability21 December 2005
This highly critical paper finds that despite the World Bank's increased rhetoric about indigenous peoples' participation in its programmes and a growing number of consultations about its policies, participation is still limited.
This World Bank-funded project, aimed at reducing poverty and empowering communities, is entrenching rather than devolving control, often against the wishes of local communitiies.
Independent NGO report on the GEF-assisted India Ecodevelopment Project (1996-2004)
An independent study compiled as a contribution to the World Bank’s Extractive Industries Review (111 pages). The preface to the 2nd edition follows the EIR's final report and analyses the outcomes
FPP analysis of the impact of the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism on Adivasi peoples in Madya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh
Prepared for the International Workshop on Indigenous Peoples, the Extractive Industries and the World Bank
Joint NGO publication illustrating how World Bank Group (WBG) forest-related policies and practice are posing an ever greater threat to forests and forest-dependent peoples around the world
FPP extends heart-felt condolences to the victims of the tsunami and our moral support to the millions of people facing tremendous challenges in rebuilding their lives.
Summary of presentation by Colin Nicholas, Center for Orang Asli Concerns, to thePublic Forum on Sustainable Palm Oil, Kuala Lumpur