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

by Matthias Bruckner* When the Maldives approached graduation from the least developed country (LDC) category in the 2000s, the impact of graduation on market access for fish products moved to the forefront of the debate....

South Asian Free Trade Area

The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) is the free trade arrangement of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). The agreement came into force in 2006, succeeding the 1993 SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangement....

Notifications by LDCs on domestic support on agriculture (article 18.3)

During the period 1 January 1995 to 31 August 2012, the following LDCs notified the Committee of Agriculture on the extent of agricultural domestic support provided.

EIF project approvals in the LDCs

Source: Based on UNOPS data. Under the Enhanced Integrated Framework, funding for Tier 1 projects has been approved for 35 LDCs and for Tier 2 projects in 9 LDCs. As of November 2012, UNOPS did not have signed agreements with the...

Monitoring countries

The Committee for Development Policy is mandated by the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council to monitor the development progress of graduating and graduated Least Developed Countries (LDCs), and to report its...

Access to LDC-specific climate change funding after graduation

Cabo Verde and Maldives graduated from the category of LDCs in 2007 and 2011, respectively. The two countries completed their NAPAs and identified NAPA projects before their graduation.  The NAPA process requires LDCs to identify priority activities to respond...