World Bank Mapping for Results
All World Bank IBRD/IDA, 2011Download
This geocoded dataset contains nearly 2,500 active World Bank projects in over 30,000 locations across 144 countries that were approved between 1997 and 2011.
Strandow, Daniel, Michael Findley, Daniel Nielson, and Josh Powell. 2011. The UCDP-AidData codebook on Geo-referencing Foreign Aid. Version 1.1. Uppsala Conflict Data Program. Uppsala, Sweden: Uppsala University.
This dataset contains nearly 2,500 active World Bank projects in over 30,000 locations across 144 countries that were approved between 1997 and 2011. The dataset was created by AidData in partnership with the World Bank Institute and is current to September 2011.
Mapping For Results
Geo-referencing creates the localized information that empowers recipients to hold their governments accountable and makes it possible to easily visualize aid information so it is accessible and understandable.
World Bank Open Data Initiative Features Geo-Coded Maps
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