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Suits and savages : why the World Bank won't save the world / Zoe Young & Dylan Howitt.

Contributor(s): Howitt, Dylan [director,, producer.] | Young, Zoe [director,, producer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: New Delhi : Magic Lantern Foundation ; Under Construction, 2000Description: 1 DVD (38 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Global Environment Facility -- Case studies | Environmental policy -- India -- Citizen participation | India -- Economic policy -- Citizen participationDDC classification: Summary: Looks at a Global Environment Facility development project in India, which is supposed to help develop a national forest, the impact on the forest tribe who have always lived there, and who are now being threatened with eviction. By giving the tribal people's point of view, the criticisms of spokespeople for them, and the views of the GEF and World Bank personnel, the film highlights the gap between the aims of the development agencies and what actually happens on the project.
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Looks at a Global Environment Facility development project in India, which is supposed to help develop a national forest, the impact on the forest tribe who have always lived there, and who are now being threatened with eviction. By giving the tribal people's point of view, the criticisms of spokespeople for them, and the views of the GEF and World Bank personnel, the film highlights the gap between the aims of the development agencies and what actually happens on the project.

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The sound track is primarily in English with some Hindi. English subtitles are supplied when Hindi is spoken.

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