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17 November 2005

Chad's Oil Revenue Management Experiment in Crisis

Author: Oxfam America, Bank Information Center, Environmental Defense, Amis de la Terre, Intermón Oxfam (Oxfam Spain)

Chad’s Law 001 on Petroleum Revenue Management is the centerpiece and principal governance “safeguard” of the World Bank-supported experiment designed to ensure that oil revenues benefit the poor. The government’s proposed amendment would gut the law,...

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7 October 2005

VIEW: Will human rights survive Africa’s latest oil boom?

Author: Mballe M Alonge, Cosmos Publishers, Cameroon, in Daily Times [Pakistan]

The Central African Economic and Monetary Union...is taking off... But will rapid development exact an excessively high toll on human rights?...With the [recent] oil boom, one would have expected the fortunes of Chadians and Cameroonians to improve.....

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1 April 2005
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Author: Amis de la Terre

...explique Sébastien Godinot des Amis de la Terre «...ce projet est tellement risqué et complexe qu'il est peu probable qu'il bénéficie aux populations pauvres. Dans un contexte opaque et antidémocratique, nous craignons que les bénéfices reviennent...

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1 September 2004

ActionAid report blames UK water firm as Dar es Salaam taps run dry

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1 September 2004

[PDF] full report: "Turning off the taps: Donor conditionality and water privatisation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania"

Author: ActionAid International

ActionAid’s new research...in Tanzania shows that [donor countries] are still using their influence to push poor countries into privatising basic services such as water, with little concern for the views of the public or poor people’s needs...Costs...

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3 June 2004

[PDF] Principles, Profits or just PR? Triple P investments under the Equator Principles: An Anniversary Assessment

Author: BankTrack

[refers to Barclays, ABN AMRO, Citigroup, Mizuho, Société Générale, Banca Intesa, Dexia, HVB, ING, KBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, West LB, Royal Bank of Canada, Lukoil, Calyon (part of Crédit Agricole), Dresdner Bank (part of Allianz), Rabobank, Crédit...

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2 February 2004

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28 January 2004

NGOs Oppose Copper Project in Laos

Author: Stefania Bianchi, Inter Press Service

A controversial decision to fund a copper mining project in Laos may harm local people, leading environmental groups say. The European Investment Bank (EIB) board decided Tuesday (Jan. 27) to approve a 76.2 million dollar loan for developing a copper...

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