A fishing community, who believe their livelihoods were damaged by pollution from an IFC-supported coal power plant, is attempting to sue the World Bank’s finance arm in the U.S.
The decision ends the World Bank’s support for coal worldwide, but also leaves villagers unsure of their fate as the Kosovo government vows to push ahead with the power plant.
ICIJ’s reporter Sasha Chavkin takes you behind the scenes of the Evicted and Abandoned investigation in a podcast by ProPublica.
A new lawsuit alleges that the IFC aided a campaign of terror against peasants in Honduras who tried to block a palm oil company’s expansion.
Evicted and Abandoned has been named an Oakes Award finalist, marking the 11th time the project has been recognized by journalism prizes.
ICIJ analyzes five of the most significant changes to the bank’s social and environmental protection policies amid criticism from activists.
Tribes in Tanzania are facing eviction after the World Bank board granted a massive agribusiness project a waiver that exempts it from following one of the bank’s policies.
Forced displacement is one of the most common and intractable harms caused by World Bank projects, a new report has found.
A $600 million loan to Ethiopia’s government lacks proper oversight and “reinvents” a previous loan that was used to finance violent evictions, a new report says.
After years of delay, the bank is addressing sweeping failures in its oversight of projects that force people from their land or harm their livelihoods.