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January 2007

Development Statistics can be fun

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The animated graphics prepared by Gapminder provide a nice explanation of the Human Development Trends, and make some of the frequently used development statistics more accessible.


Using these same tools Gapminder's founder, Hans Rosling, proves in a brilliant presentation at TED that development statistics can even be entertaining.


Science and Technology: Building Capacity for Development

Ignacio Hernandez's picture

The January issue of Development Outreach, the World Bank Institute's publication, is out. Collaborators in this issue look at Science and Technology and how it can support Development.


Editorial: Building Science, Technology and Innovation Capacity: Turning ideas into actions, by Alfred Watkins, Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, Michael Ehst, and Boubou Cisse