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World Bank

The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs. The World Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030: end extreme poverty by decreasing the percentage of people living on less than $1.25 a day to no more than 3%; promote shared prosperity by fostering the income growth of the bottom 40% for every country. According to its Articles of Agreement all its decisions must be guided by a commitment to the promotion of foreign investment and international trade and to the facilitation of capital investment.

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    • November 2009
      Source: World Bank
      Uploaded by: Pallavi S
      Accessed On: 01 December, 2014
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      Data cited at: The World Bank https://datacatalog.worldbank.org/ Topic: Africa's Infrastructure: Airports Publication: https://datacatalog.worldbank.org/dataset/africas-infrastructure-airports License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/   The Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD) has data collection and analysis on the status of the main network infrastructures. The AICD database provides cross-country data on network infrastructure for nine major sectors: air transport, information and communication technologies, irrigation, ports, power, railways, roads, water and sanitation
    • October 2010
      Source: World Bank
      Uploaded by: Pallavi S
      Accessed On: 01 December, 2014
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      Data cited at: The World Bank https://datacatalog.worldbank.org/ Topic: Africa's Infrastructure: Airports Publication: https://datacatalog.worldbank.org/dataset/africas-infrastructure-airports License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/   The Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD) has data collection and analysis on the status of the main network infrastructures. The AICD database provides cross-country data on network infrastructure for nine major sectors: air transport, information and communication technologies, irrigation, ports, power, railways, roads, water and sanitation.   The indicators are defined as to cover key areas for policy making: affordability, access, pricing as well as institutional, fiscal and financial aspects. The analysis encompasses public expenditure trends, future investment needs and sector performance reviews. It offers users the opportunity to view AICD results, download documents and materials, search databases and perform customized analysis.
    • October 2015
      Source: World Bank
      Uploaded by: Knoema
      Accessed On: 07 October, 2015
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      Africa's Power Infrastructure: Investment, Integration, Efficiency by Anton Eberhard, Orvika Rosnes, Maria Shkaratan, Haakon Vennemo and Published by the World Bank.
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    • June 2014
      Source: World Bank
      Uploaded by: Pallavi S
      Accessed On: 19 March, 2015
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      This database underpins the analysis in the report “More Power to India: The Challenge of Electricity Distribution”. The database is a collection of primary and secondary data on the Indian power sector, collected at the utility and state levels. It covers 87 power utilities and 29 states and spreads over the years 2003 to 2011 across dimensions such as operational and financial performance, market structure, implementation of reforms and corporate and regulatory governance.
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    • March 2019
      Source: World Bank
      Uploaded by: Knoema
      Accessed On: 20 March, 2019
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      Data cited at: The World Bank https://datacatalog.worldbank.org/ Topic: Sustainable Energy For All Publication: https://datacatalog.worldbank.org/dataset/sustainable-energy-all License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/   The “Sustainable Energy for all (SE4ALL)” initiative, launched in 2010 by the UN Secretary General, established three global objectives to be accomplished by 2030: to ensure universal access to modern energy services, to double the global rate of improvement in global energy efficiency, and to double the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix. SE4ALL database supports this initiative and provides country level historical data for access to electricity and non-solid fuel; share of renewable energy in total final energy consumption by technology; and energy intensity rate of improvement.