South Asia

Gender Highlights: 2012 World Development Report

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The Gender Statistics: Highlights from 2012 World Development Report database provides subset of gender indicators from the 2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development.

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Environment At-a-Glance Factsheets

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The factsheets contain information covering topics such as Agriculture (eg., fertilizer consumption), Biodiversity (eg., known bird species) to Environmental Health (eg., air pollution damages).

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Data on Statistical Capacity

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The Data on Statistical Capacity website provides information on various aspects of national statistical systems of developing countries, including a country-level statistical capacity indicator.

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Crowd-Sourced Price Collection

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The World Bank Pilot Study for Crowd-Sourced Price Data Collection through Mobile Phones combined the need for high-frequency data, recent developments in information and communication technologies, and power of crowd. Crowd-sourced data are data collected and reported by the user community using information and communication technologies.The objective of the pilot was to study the feasibility of crowd-sourced price data collection. Non-professional price collectors used personal computers and mobile phones for collecting data and entering it in a multilingual web microsite developed for...

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Corporate Scorecard Indicators 2013

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The Corporate Scorecard 2013 was designed to provide a snapshot of the Bank's overall performance, including its business modernization, in the context of development results. This archived version has been superseded by a re-designed Corporate Scorecard for 2014 (pdf only).The World Bank has systems”on which it continuously improves”for measuring and monitoring both development results and its own performance. These systems are complemented by independent evaluations. With the Results Measurement System, which was adopted for the 13th replenishment of the International Development...

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Climate For Development

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Climate For Development is a map-based micro-site that illustrates the links between climate change and development. The site is built on the open climate data available through the Climate Change Knowledge Portal. The data used on Climate For Development may be downloaded directly from the site or as map layers via the MapBox API.

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Business Environment Snapshots

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A one-stop guide to business environment indicators, laws, and World Bank Group project information for 183 countries.

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