Zero Tolerance Initiative-Sign on letter addressed to Public Development Banks calling out on their financing of agribusiness expansion and related human rights abuses. Deadline to sign up is the 15th of October.


Below you have the links to the final statement and the sign-on form, as well as a suggested summary text that you can use for communications. Please start circulating for signatures. The deadline for signatures is Octobre 15. The statement with all the signatures will be released and shared with you on October 18.

Final statement:

Sign-on form:

On the eve of an annual gathering of public development banks in Rome, groups from around the world have signed a letter slamming them for bankrolling the expansion of industrial agriculture, environmental destruction and corporate control of the food system. The signatories affirm only fully public and accountable funding mechanisms based on people’s actual needs can achieve real solutions to the global food crisis.