Least Developed Countries

The least developed countries (LDCs) is a list of developing countries that, according to the United Nations, exhibit the lowest indicators of socioeconomic development, with the lowest Human Development Index ratings of all countries in the world. The concept of LDCs originated in the late 1960s and the first group of LDCs was listed by the UN in its resolution 2768 (XXVI) of 18 November 1971.A country is classified among the Least Developed Countries if it meets three criteria: Poverty – adjustable criterion based on GNI per capita averaged over three years. As of 2018 a country must have GNI …

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UNHCR: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees · 13 June 2024 English

The Global Trends report provides key statistical trends on forced displacement. It includes the latest official statistics on refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, as well as the number …

need of international protection.5 The Least Developed Countries provided asylum to 21 per cent of the were hosted by the Least Developed Countries.54 The Least Developed Countries consist of 45 countries end of 2023, the number of refugees in Least Developed Countries stood at 7.7 million. 66 per cent were unavailable for 1.5 per cent). 54 There are 45 Least Developed Countries classified by the United Nations Statistics


IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 11 June 2024 English

Renewable energy, energy access

Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small for countries in need, especially among least-developed countries, landlocked developing countries, and Egypt, Uzbekistan, and India. The 45 least-developed countries received slightly more (+8 percent) international They are heavily concentrated in the least-developed countries, many of which are affected by fragility


IEA: International Energy Agency · 6 June 2024 English

This year’s edition of the World Energy Investment provides a full update on the investment picture in 2023 and an initial reading of the emerging picture for 2024. The report …

support is particularly important for the least- developed countries that will otherwise struggle to access financing unaffordable to many of the least- developed countries and raises questions of debt sustainability


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 5 June 2024 English

This brief analyzes how Bangladesh can strengthen its regulatory ecosystem to bolster vaccine and pharmaceutical manufacturing, improve public health outcomes, and better prepare for future health emergencies.

support by 2029 and graduation from the least developed countries list by 2026. However, this progress


ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 5 June 2024 English

Introduction ‘Blue food’ refers to seafood and other food derived from aquatic resources; in the Indo-Pacific region, surrounded by rich water bodies, the concept takes on particular cultural, economic, and …

US$2.5-3 trillion by 2030.14,15 In the Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States, blue


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

This report presents the findings of a study to analyze Guinea-Bissau’s HCI indicators and its human capital policies across three sectors— health, education, and social protection. The report highlights a …

100 Guinea-Bissau West & Central Africa Least developed countries Sub-Saharan Africa Middle East & North


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

This Annual Report presents the progress and results achieved during fiscal year 2023.

initiative that provides funding to the least developed countries and small island developing states for


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

The Multilateral Development Banks and Development Finance Institutions (collectively referred to herein as MDBs) that make up the MDB Task Force on Mobilizatio

threshold defined by the World Bank—and least-developed countries (LDCs), which are low-income and middle-income countries, low-income countries and other least developed countries, middle-income countries, and high-income using the World Bank Atlas method. “Least developed countries” are drawn from the list maintained by FINANCE 2022 47 TABLE A2.9. Low-Income and Least Developed Countries — Long-Term Financing US$ billions Total Mobilization = Co-financing 9.4 6.0 Note: Least developed countries (LDCs) are low-income countries confronting


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 English

This report aims to increase awareness and start a discussion among stakeholders on several important but little explored topics: access to efficient and clean cooling in off-grid rural areas, its …

include the Global Environment Facility’s Least Developed Countries Fund and Special Climate Change Fund


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 English

This advisory document provides a green-growth framework for Bangladesh to achieve high-level objectives identified in the Bangladesh Country Partnership Framework for fiscal years 2023–2027 and the country’s goal of reaching …

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