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Regions, Issues, and Sources of Information
Regions and Illustrative Sub-Regions Examples of Development Issues Sources of Information
Africa (SubSaharan)
Sahel
West Africa
Central Africa
East Africa
South Africa
Poverty, HIV/AIDS. malaria, TB, maternal and child mortality, education, infrastructure. climate change, water resource management, deforestation, conflict and fragile states, corruption, poor infrastructure, gender inequality http://www.worldbank.org/afr/

http://www.afdb.org/

http://www.usaid.gov/locations/sub-saharan_africa/

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/regional/arabstates/ahdr2009e.pdf

http://www.uneca.org/

Asia
South Asia
South East Asia
East Asia
Pacific (Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
Natural disasters, climate change, urbanization, urban air pollution, governance, HIV/AIDS (especially SEA), Avian flu, malaria, TB, poverty, corruption, conflict , gender inequality, (particularly SAR) http://www.adb.org

www.worldbank.org/eap

http://www.worldbank.org/sar

http://www.usaid.gov/locations/asia

http://www.unescap.org/

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/regional/

asiathepacific/RHDR-2010-AsiaPacific.pdf

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/regional/asiathepacific/RHDR_Full%20Report_Tackling_Corruption_Transforming_Lives.pdf

Europe and Central Asia
(former Soviet States and Turkey)

Baltics
Central Europe
Balkans
Central Asian Republics
Caucasus
Addressing human impacts of transition from centralized to market economies; aging; social safety nets; updating infrastructure; water resource management; water and air pollution, conflict http://www.ebrd.com

http://europa.eu/

http://www.worldbank.org/eca/

http://www.usaid.gov/locations/europe_eurasia

http://www.unece.org

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/regional/

europethecis/name,20692,en.html

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/regional/

europethecis/central_asia_2005_en.pdf

Latin America
Central America
Caribbean
South America
Climate change, natural disasters, conflict, urbanization, crime and violence, education, health, HIV/AIDS (especially Caribbean) infrastructure, gender inequality http://www.iadb.org/

http://www.paho.org

http://www.eclac.cl/default.asp?idioma=IN

http://www.oas.org

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/regional/

latinamericathecaribbean/Caribbean_HDR2012.pdf

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/regional/

latinamericathecaribbean/idhalc_en_2010.pdf

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/

COUNTRIES/LACEXT/0,,menuPK:258559~page
PK:158889~p

Middle East and North Africa
Magreb (Western N. Africa)
Arab Peninsula
Levant (Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Palestinian Territories
Water, human security, conflict, fragile states, unemployment (especially youth), gender inequality (labor and political participation) http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/
COUNTRIES/MENAEXT/0,,menuPK:247606~page
PK:146732~piPK:146828~theSitePK:256299,00.html


http://www.escwa.un.org/


http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/regional/arabstates/
ahdr2009e.pdf

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/regional/arabstates/

RBAS_ahdr2005_EN.pdf

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/regional/arabstates/

RBAS_ahdr2004_EN.pdf

Prepared by Mari Clarke 2012 

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