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Price of Progress, The

Synopsis
Documents the effects of World Bank-funded projects on the environment and tribal peoples worldwide. These projects include the Poloroeste project in South America (building a road through a Brazilian rain forest), transmigration in Indonesia (resettling Javanese on to tribal peoples’ land), and a hydro-electric scheme on the Narmanda River in India (flooding tribal peoples’ land). Includes interviews with World Bank members and their critics.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 60 min.
Year of production
1987
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Subjects
Anthropology; Development studies
Keywords
Brazil; developing countries; India; Indians of North & South America; Indonesia; international aid; Java; land rights; rain forests; resettlement

Credits

Cast
Bob Geldof 

Distributor

Name

Survival International

Phone
020 7242 1441
Fax
020 7242 1771
Address
London
WC1N 3QL
Notes
Contact: Libarty Bollen, e-mail: lb@survival-international.org (4/00)

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