Land and rural development policies of the World Bank

Title: Global Campaign for Agrarian Reform Working document: Commentary on land and rural development policies of the World Bank

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Edition: FIAN & La Via Campesina

Language: English

Content:On October 2002 the World Bank board of executive directors approved a new rural development strategy Reaching the Poor. In addition the Bank published in May 2003 its Land Policy Research Report- Land Policies for Growth and Poverty Reduction.This publication presents, first, a brief summary of both documents and then, analyzes certain aspects of its con-tent that we consider important, and finally we will make some observations regarding the way the Bank conducted the preparation of these documents.

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