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The Little Green Data Book


The Little Green Data Book is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 economies, published annually by the World Bank. Key indicators are organized under the headings of

  • agriculture,
  • forestry,
  • biodiversity,
  • energy,
  • emission and pollution, and
  • water and sanitation

It is a knowledge resource that aids policymakers in using environmental data more effectively to support priority-setting and improved development outcomes. The Book is a collaboration between the Development Data Group of the Development Economics Vice Presidency and the Environment Department of the Sustainable Development Vice Presidency of the World Bank.

Read the 2015 Little Green Data Book.

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