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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Originally, as employed by environmental NGOs, it called for planned national economies in the developing world based on the top/down predictions of environmental NGO experts.
Speaking at the centre's 22nd Board of Governors' meeting in Cape Town on 24 May, Minister Pandor said that the ICGEB needed to clearly define targets and measures that drive performance outcomes and outputs for the developing world.
The developing world hosts nearly 826 million female Net users and 980 male users.
Introducing renewable energy in developing world is easier than in the developed countries according to a UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) chief.
It is possible that a new global trade in greenhouse gas emission credits created by the adoption of cap-and-trade systems might generate a pool of capital that could offset some of the costs of change in the developing world.
Whether it is peasants selling kidneys, poor women working as prostitutes or children picking fruit, the relationships between people in the developed world and the developing world are not equal.
Such sales seem particularly important to European suppliers, as they can potentially compensate, in part, for lost weapons deals elsewhere in the developing world that result from reduced demand for new weapons.
SINCE COMMODITIES FIRST CHANGED HANDS FOR CASH, the women among us have worked hard for the money--often, as they still do today in the developing world, putting in a full day of labor in the field before heading back for a second job keeping the homestead humming.
Biogas technology, which converts biological waste into energy, is considered by many experts to be an excellent tool for improving life, livelihoods, and health in the developing world.
As noted here last month, there is a big price to pay for the re-emergence of an International Style: a mutant version of ideal Modernism is marching across the developing world with scant regard for ecology, aesthetics or even simple functional need.
I applaud Gates for turning attention to diseases that attract little research money, which remain major health problems in the developing world.
In 1993 Richard Smith reported in "Overpopulation and Overconsumption: Combating the Two Main Drivers of Global Destruction" in the British Medical Journal, that people in the developing world each use 0.
The outcome of the World Trade Organisation's ministerial meeting in Hong Kong this month will be crucial for the success or failure of the bid by the developing world to trade its way out of poverty.
Bishop Mvume Dandala, general secretary of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), has urged Canadians to join African churches in condemning the role of developed nations in perpetuating corruption in Africa and the rest of the developing world.
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