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The World Bank is ramping up financing for energy access, with support for mini-grid and off-grid projects growing the fastest.

http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2018/07/10/the-race-for-universal-energy-access-speeds-up
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The data revolution is changing the way the World Bank collects, analyzes and uses big data to monitor and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtTuA-PLrAg
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