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Tell the World Bank not to fund palm oil

May 17

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17/05/2010 11:33  RssIcon

World Bank moratorium on palm oil funding to be reviewed

On 17th and 18th May, the World Bank will hold one of a series of stakeholder consultations about their future palm oil strategy. Last year, the World Bank suspended all funding for the palm oil industry following evidence about the disastrous impacts of their funding for Wilmar International in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Now, they are discussing a strategy for resuming palm oil investments. Peasant and indigenous peoples' organisations and many other civil society groups in many countries have agreed that palm oil monocultures can never be sustainable. Please tell the World Bank that they must they never fund palm oil again. Please go to

www.rainforest-rescue.org

to take part in this email action. Many thanks.

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