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Atlas of global development : [a visual guide to the world's greatest challenges].

Author: World Bank.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The key development issues facing our world today are vividly illustrated in "The Atlas of Global Development". Based upon authoritative data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators, this handsome volume provides a wealth of information on crucial global topics such as poverty, HIV/AIDS, corruption, environmental sustainability, migration, and growing populations. Features include: easy-to-read, colorful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Maps
Statistics
Statistiques
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: World Bank.
ISBN: 9780821376034 0821376039
OCLC Number: 300450902
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Classification of economies --
Rich and poor. Measuring income ; Growth an opportunity ; How poor is poor? --
People. Global trends in population --
Education. Education opens doors ; Children at work ; Gender and development --
Health. Children under five, struggling to survive ; Improving the health of mothers ; Communicable diseases: too little progress --
Economy. Structure of the world's economy ; Governance ; Infrastructure for development ; Investment for growth ; The integrating world ; People on the move ; Aid from development ; External debt --
Environment. The urban environment ; Feeding a growing world; A thirsty planet gets thirstier ; Protecting the environment ; Energy security and climate change --
Statistics. Key indicators of development ; Ranking of economies by GNI per capita ; The need for statistics ; Millennium development goals, targets and indicators ; Definitions, sources, notes, and abbreviations.

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Based upon data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators, this volume provides information on crucial global topics such as poverty, HIV/AIDS, corruption, environmental sustainability,  Read more...

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