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A Major Victory for Land Rights Defenders

In 2013, the World Bank launched the Enabling the Business of Agriculture project, with the aim of guiding pro-business reforms in the agriculture sector by scoring countries on the “ease of doing business.” After five years of campaigning and advocacy by the Our Land Our Business campaign, the Bank dropped a land indicator that aimed at privatizing the commons in the Global South. Our Honorary Member Anuradha Mittal explains the process leading to this major victory and the future perspectives of the campaign. Read more ▸