Will the World Bank’s IFC Uphold or Destroy Its Internal Watchdog’s Independence?
By Naly Pilorge and Vuthy Eang
An investigation into the IFC’s funding of Cambodia’s troubled microfinance sector has implications far beyond the country’s borders.
World Bank-Linked Watchdog to Probe Alleged Cambodian Microfinance Abuses
By Sebastian Strangio
Two Cambodian civil society groups claim that "reckless" micro-lending has contributed to a brewing rural debt crisis.
Indian Tea Plantation Workers Look to the World Bank to Prevent a Coronavirus Disaster
By Anirudha Nagar
Thousands of workers vulnerable to COVID-19 on Indian tea plantations expect urgent investment from a new World Bank funding package.