World Bank Eyes End to Oil, Gas and Mining Projects World Bank directors are discussing an internal report that questions whether financing oil, gas and mining projects in developing nations has an impact of poverty. Meetings on the issue are taking place at the World Bank this week, amid protests by anti-globalization activists. NPR's Kathy Schalch reports.
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World Bank Eyes End to Oil, Gas and Mining Projects

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World Bank Eyes End to Oil, Gas and Mining Projects

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World Bank Eyes End to Oil, Gas and Mining Projects

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World Bank directors are discussing an internal report that questions whether financing oil, gas and mining projects in developing nations has an impact of poverty. Meetings on the issue are taking place at the World Bank this week, amid protests by anti-globalization activists. NPR's Kathy Schalch reports.