The Road to DevelopmentA blog to share facts,thoughts, ideas andsuccess stories regardingthe Least Developed Countries    ...
List of Least DevelopedCountries in AFRICA  There are 33 LDCs in Africa, including:
List of Least DevelopedCountries in ASIA  There are 14 LDCs in Asia, which include:
List of Least DevelopedCountries in Latin Americaand the Caribbean     There is only 1 LDC located in the Latin America an...
Majority of LDCs arelocated in AfricaLEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES Continent   Number of Countries  AFRICA             33   AS...
Graduated Countries  • Botswana    -Date of inclusion on the LDC list: 1971    -Date of graduation: 19 December 1994  • Ca...
The Road to Development  How did countries graduate and how can we  ensure other countries follow in their footsteps?  Wha...
The Road to Development   What we will cover:  • Facts from the UN regarding the LDCs  • Geographical and cultural informa...
The following video is from theUNCTAD Trade and Development Board54th Executive Session28 November 2011 on thePresentation...
Sources:• http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/policy/cd• http://www.unohrlls.org/en/ldc/25/
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The Road to Development: A Blog Introduction

  1. 1. The Road to DevelopmentA blog to share facts,thoughts, ideas andsuccess stories regardingthe Least Developed Countries Samantha K. Ronda
  2. 2. List of Least DevelopedCountries in AFRICA There are 33 LDCs in Africa, including:
  3. 3. List of Least DevelopedCountries in ASIA There are 14 LDCs in Asia, which include:
  4. 4. List of Least DevelopedCountries in Latin Americaand the Caribbean There is only 1 LDC located in the Latin America and Caribbean category:
  5. 5. Majority of LDCs arelocated in AfricaLEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES Continent Number of Countries AFRICA 33 ASIA 14 AMERICAS 1
  6. 6. Graduated Countries • Botswana -Date of inclusion on the LDC list: 1971 -Date of graduation: 19 December 1994 • Cape Verde -Date of inclusion on the LDC list: 1977 -Date of graduation: 20 December 2007 • Maldives -Date of inclusion on the LDC list: 1971 -Date of graduation: 1 January 2011
  7. 7. The Road to Development How did countries graduate and how can we ensure other countries follow in their footsteps? What are the challenges the LDCs face? What progress is being made? Are they are track to reaching the MDGs?
  8. 8. The Road to Development What we will cover: • Facts from the UN regarding the LDCs • Geographical and cultural information • Political and Economic issues • Thoughts and ideas on what improvements can be made in the LDCs
  9. 9. The following video is from theUNCTAD Trade and Development Board54th Executive Session28 November 2011 on thePresentation of the LDCs Report 2011
  10. 10. Sources:• http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/policy/cd• http://www.unohrlls.org/en/ldc/25/
  11. 11. Thank you

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