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Development Practice: California, US & International

Resources for students in UC Berkeley's Master of Development Practice program

Data, Statistics and more

Use this list of Government, California, Regional databases for more national and international websites and data sources. 


California Eco Restore.

California GeoPortal
California's natural resources and working landscapes.

California Map Series
California's congressional districts,state senate and assembly districts and county maps. Produced by the California Voter Foundation. 1991-2020.

California Statistical Abstract
Compilation of data on social, economic, and physical aspects of the State.

California Natural Resources Agency, CERES.

US Resources

Open government - covers large topics: climate change, business, manufacturing, and a lot more.

Energy Information Administration (EIA)  U.S.
Monthly Energy Review, DATA Visualizations, Interactive Global Maps, International statistics.

EPA: Environmental Protection Agency
Envirofacts -
Environmental information and data [EPA] 

Natural conservation programs, information about rare, endangered species, threatened ecosystems.
scientific information produced by US government agencies.

Census of Agriculture [USDA]
Economic Research Service Publications [USDA
Agricultural Statistics

[FDA] FDA Food Code.
2013 Food Code full edition. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Local, state, tribal, and federal regulators use the FDA Food Code.

Researching Food Policy Legislation [UC Berkeley Library]

International Resources

Global Wind Energy Council.
Interactive maps, global statistics, forecasts and projections. Publishes the Global Wind Energy Outlook.

International Energy Agency. IEA.
Reliable, affordable and clean energy for member countries in energy security, economic development, environmental awareness and engagement.

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Covers: Energy, Water, Economic Policy and Resilience.

Statistical Abstracts of the World.

United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.

World Bank Data, see topics list.
World Development Indicators (WDI)
Tables for population, labor and employment, education, health, energy, urbanization, national accounts, purchasing power, trade, government finance, monetary, balance of payments, external debt, investment risk, taxes, prices and exchange rates, transport and communication, and information and technology. [1960 - present] (210 countries)

World Health Organization
Data and Statistics:
Categorized data on global health, collected by the World Health Organization. 

World Resources Institute
Information on climate, energy, food, forests, cities & transport, more.

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