Beyond the Numbers — What the World Bank is Missing

Ryan Schlief is the Executive Director of the International Accountability Project — an international organization supporting community-led policy initiatives and development priorities.

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Members of the Ngabe indigenous community in Panama, impacted by a World Bank land administration project, speak about their experiences of displacement by the Chan 75 Hydropower Dam.
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Jessica Amon, a member of IAP’s Global Advocacy Team, speaks to communities about the survey. A World Bank funded flood management plan is expected to displace thousands of people in Metro Manila, the Philippines. Some communities have prepared “People’s Plans” with their own designs and recommendations for development.

International Accountability Project works to defend the rights, land and livelihoods of people threatened by destructive development projects.

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