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Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017 : From World Development Indicators

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2017-04-17
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https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/2175
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World Bank Atlas
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World Bank
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2017-04-17T10:00:00Z
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2017-04-17T10:00:00Z
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2017-04-17
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The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017 uses maps, charts and analysis to illustrate, trends, challenges and measurement issues related to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The Atlas primarily draws on World Development Indicators (WDI) - the World Bank's compilation of internationally comparable statistics about global development and the quality of people's lives Given the breadth and scope of the SDGs, the editors have been selective, emphasizing issues considered important by experts in the World Bank's Global Practices and Cross Cutting Solution Areas. Nevertheless, The Atlas aims to reflect the breadth of the Goals themselves and presents national and regional trends and snapshots of progress towards the UN's seventeen Sustainable Development Goals: poverty, hunger, health, education, gender, water, energy, jobs, infrastructure, inequalities, cities, consumption, climate, oceans, the environment, peace, institutions, and partnerships. Between 1990 and 2013, nearly one billion people were raised out of extreme poverty. Its elimination is now a realistic prospect, although this will require both sustained growth and reduced inequality. Even then, gender inequalities continue to hold back human potential. Undernourishment and stunting have nearly halved since 1990, despite increasing food loss, while the burden of infectious disease has also declined. Access to water has expanded, but progress on sanitation has been slower. For too many people, access to healthcare and education still depends on personal financial means. To date the environmental cost of growth has been high. Accumulated damage to oceanic and terrestrial ecosystems is considerable. But hopeful signs exist: while greenhouse gas emissions are at record levels, so too is renewable energy investment. While physical infrastructure continues to expand, so too does population, so that urban housing and rural access to roads remain a challenge, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. Meanwhile the institutional infrastructure of development strengthens, with more reliable government budgeting and foreign direct investment recovering from a post-financial crisis decline. Official development assistance, however, continues to fall short of target levels.
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978-1-4648-1080-0
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http://hdl.handle.net/10986/26306
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English
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Washington, DC: World Bank
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World Bank Atlas;
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CC BY 3.0 IGO
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World Bank
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http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo
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SDGS
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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
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DATA
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CHARTS
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WORLD DEVELOPMENT INDICATORS
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WDI
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SDG TARGETS
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SDG INDICATORS
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STATISTICS
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MAPS
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DATA VISUALIZATION
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WORLD BANK DATA
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dc.title
Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017
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dc.title.subtitle
From World Development Indicators
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Atlas
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http://datatopics.worldbank.org/sdgatlas/ SDG Data Visualization
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2017-04-17
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Publication
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Publications & Research
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http://datatopics.worldbank.org/sdgatlas/
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yes
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211080
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114769
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true
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Governance :: International Governmental Organizations
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Governance :: National Governance
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Macroeconomics and Economic Growth :: Development Economics & Aid Effectiveness
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Poverty Reduction :: Poverty Monitoring & Analysis
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DECDG
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