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Regions

Global South

The Global South is a term used to identify regions within Latin America, Asia, Africa, and Oceania. Our source for this group of countries is the United Nations Finance Center for South-South Cooperation.

Filter by Global South

You can filter Global South countries by using the boolean filter is_global_south in the following endpoints:
Endpoint
Format
Authors
/authors?filter=last_known_institution.is_global_south:<boolean>
Institutions
/institutions?filter=is_global_south:<boolean>
Works
/works?filter=institutions.is_global_south:<boolean>

Group by Global South

You can also group by the Global South:
Endpoint
Format
Authors
/authors?group-by=last_known_institution.is_global_south
Institutions
/institutions?group-by=is_global_south
Works
/works?group-by=institutions.is_global_south

Tips & Tricks

To see country-by-country details for a geographic region, filter by region, then group by country_code.
Response:
// all countries are in the Global South
{
key: "CN",
key_display_name: "China",
count: 13926441
},
{
key: "IN",
key_display_name: "India",
count: 2632721
},
{
key: "BR",
key_display_name: "Brazil",
count: 2089957
}...