developing country

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a country that is poor and whose citizens are mostly agricultural workers but that wants to become more advanced socially and economically

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In Warsaw, developing nations are coming up with fresh ways to make their point.
The Copenhagen talks failed to produce a legally binding global agreement to cut emissions but developed nations did pledge $30 billion in "fast-start funding" for 2010-12 to help developing nations adapt to climate change.
government sources on transfers of conventional arms to developing nations by major suppliers for the period 1996 through 2003.
However, there is also an opportunity for developing nations to leapfrog technologies and move directly to the best and most advanced fixed technologies available -- such as GPON/FTTH, said Daniel Tang, CTO of Huawei's fixed network business unit.
Developing nations have insisted on a "mechanism" -- to show it was separate from existing structures -- even though rich countries say that it will not get new funds beyond the planned $100 billion a year from 2020.
The study by the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, research group Ecofys and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre found that developing nations accounted for 48 percent of cumulative emissions from 1850 to 2010.
As long as the developed and developing nations continue to haggle about what they give and take, such meetings will continue to achieve little.
Almost 70% of the world's population lives in poor or developing nations.
Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2001-2008 by Richard F.
Lumumba Stanislaus Di-Aping, the chief negotiator for the G77, a group of 130 developing nations including China, said the leaders of the rich world had a "moral obligation" to cut greenhouse gases.
The climate change conference in Copenhagen is barely under way and already a leaked draft agreement is pitting developing nations against their wealthier counterparts.
Japan is planning to unveil an aid plan that will boost its financial assistance to developing nations in their fight against global warming before a key U.
The UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen highlighted the divide between developed and developing nations in finding a global solution to climate change.
PITTSBURGH: Developing nations pleaded Friday for progress in the long-languishing Doha round of global trade negotiations as leaders of 20 major economies met here.
A tonne of old mobile phones contains metals worth $15,000, and the world needs better rules to tackle growing mountains of electronic waste in developing nations, a U.
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