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Kenya: Pan Paper plans to expand its polluting operations

29 Oct

Kenya’s biggest and most polluting pulp and paper mill, which is partly owned by the IFC, is set to expand.
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Indonesia: World Bank/WWF experts look for new ways to subsidise plantations

22 Sep

The World Bank/WWF Forestry Alliance is supporting the massively destructive pulp and paper industry in Indonesia, by looking for new financial mechanisms to subsidise industrial tree plantations.
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“Open for business”: How the International Finance Corporation subsidises the pulp and paper industry

28 Jun

IFC uses tax-payers’ money to support pulp and paper companies, with little pretence of even attempting to relieve poverty.
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Laos: World Bank finances the Nam Theun 2 dam regardless of its own policies

14 Apr

On 31 March 2005, the World Bank’s board approved US$270 million in guarantees and loans for the Nam Theun 2 dam. It did so in breach of its own policies.
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Laos: German NGO letter to State Secretary Erich Stather about Nam Theun 2

22 Mar

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Brazil: World Bank loan to Aracruz is in breach of bank forest policy

21 Mar

The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation gave a US$50 million loan to Aracruz in November 2004. The loan is in breach of the World Bank’s forest policy.
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Laos: Nam Theun 2, the World Bank and corruption

19 Mar

The World Bank claims that it has investigated corruption in the Nam Theun 2 project. If everything is so squeaky clean, why won’t the Bank release the reports of its investigations?
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