Handbook on the Least Developed Country Category: Inclusion, Graduation and Special Support Measures – Second Edition

The second edition of the Handbook on the Least Developed Country Category: Inclusion, Graduation and Special Support Measures (2015) provides comprehensive information on the least developed country (LDC) category, including a description of procedures and methodologies used in the identification of these countries, and the support measures associated with it.

It builds upon and updates the previous edition published in 2008. Accordingly, the LDC Handbook is intended for the use by government officials, policymakers, researchers and others interested in the particular development problems and challenges faced by the most disadvantaged developing countries.

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Superseded by the third edition, please see:
Handbook on the Least Developed Country Category: Inclusion, Graduation and Special Support Measures - Third Edition

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