The Rise and Fall of the World’s Poorest Nations

The world’s 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) – a special category of developing nations created by the General Assembly in 1971 but refused recognition by the World Bank – have long been described as “poorest of the poor” in need of special international assistance for their economic survival. But only three – Botswana, Cape Verde … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of the World’s Poorest Nations