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The essential data about development explained in 8 infographics. Detailed maps and charts covering the human development index, development & debt, foreign direct investment, biotech food crops and more. Learn the truth about development and how it relates to the state of the world on The Global Education Project website with un-biased facts from the most reliable sources.
The Human Development Index The UN Human Develpment Index was designed to measure human development not only by economic advances, but also potential improvements in human well-being. In 2010, the HDI Report introduced an inequality-adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI) which...
Development & Debt
How onerous are the debt burdens of countries? How are the IMF and World Bank helping or hindering sustainable development? Are poor countries catching up to rich ones? Succinct graphs and an overview of the UN's Human Development ranking helps answer...
Foreign Direct Investment
Biotech Food Crops The development and release of genetically engineered organisms and their products has proceeded globally at a rapid rate, facilitated by vigorous partnerships between governments, scientists and corporations. 206 GMO crops are approved for use in the...
Total Debt Service
External Debt of Low and Middle Income Countries
US Government Debt US GOVERNMENT DEBT AND BUDGET DEFICIT In September 2020 the US federal debt was over $27 trillion, and could reach 118% of GDP by 2030. In April 2020, the US Congressional Budget Office (CBO), incorporating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic,...
Voting Control of the IMF and World Bank The IMF was formed in 1945 by the UN. Each of the 189 IMF member countries is assigned a quota, or contribution, that reflects the country's relative size in the global economy. Financial contributions from member governments are linked to voting power. The...


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