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Development Policy 28-01-2016

INFOGRAPHIC: An increasingly-connected developing world

Despite the fact that costs are still high, internet access and mobile phone use is becoming increasingly widespread, including in developing countries.
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Development Policy 25-11-2015

INFOGRAPHIC: Demography is a vehicle for development

The Global Monitoring Report 2015/2016, Development Goals in an Era of Demographic Change, was published on 6 November. It revealed that demographic trends had changed dramatically over the last 30 years.
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Development Policy 27-08-2015

INFOGRAPHIC: Financing climate change and development

External development finance plays a key role in supporting developing countries in their transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient and sustainable development pathway.
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Closing the internet gap
Development Policy 02-12-2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Closing the Internet gap

The latest data shows that internet use continues to grow steadily, at 6.6% globally in 2014 (3.3% in developed countries, 8.7% in the developing world). The number of internet users in developing countries has doubled in five years (2009-2014), with two thirds of all people online now living in the developing world.

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