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International support for the least developed countries: A different way?

Daniel Gay, Inter-Regional Adviser on LDCs Committee for Development Policy Secretariat Part I of this series questioned the theoretical background behind the existing international support measures...

Rethinking support measures for the least developed countries

Daniel Gay, Inter-Regional Adviser on LDCs Committee for Development Policy Secretariat Part I, below, discusses critically the theoretical background behind the existing international support measures for...

“Impact Assessments”: What happens when a country graduates from the LDC category?

When a country graduates from the LDC category, it no longer benefits from LDC-specific international support measures. The practical implications and significance of that...

Managing graduation from the LDC category: The case of the Maldives’ fish exports

by Matthias Bruckner*, January 2018 When the Maldives approached graduation from the least developed country (LDC) category in the 2000s, the impact of graduation on...

What LDC graduation will mean for Bangladesh’s drugs industry

  Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical industry is unique among least developed countries (LDCs). Driven by active government policies, output has grown a thousand times since 1982, to...

Productive capacity in LDCs

The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) has  published a policy note on Expanding Productive Capacity: Lessons Learned from Graduating Least Developed Countries.  The Policy Note analyzes the strategies...