Africa Development Indicators
The most detailed collection of data on Africa, containing over 1,600 indicators, covering 53 African countries and spanning the period 1961 to 2008. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators. Data are drawn from World Development Indicators, and other sources.
The Global Education Project
A Graphic Look at the State of the World
A few years ago a group of educators from BC, Canada set out to try to get an objective look at the state of the world. We wanted The Big Picture, not just this or that issue, but the most essential points of every important issue. The Executive Summary of the state of the planet.
This web site is the result of that search. The site (and the accompanying wall chart) are here to show you - in as clear, objective, and accessible a format as possible - the condition of the world -- both its natural and human elements.
NASA SOCIOECONOMIC DATA AND APPLICATIONS CENTER (SEDAC) – HOSTED BY CIESIN AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
The Global Poverty Mapping Project seeks to enhance current understanding of the global distribution of poverty and the geographic and biophysical conditions of where the poor live. Additionally, the project aims to assist policy makers, development agencies, and the poor themselves in designing interventions to reduce poverty.