• About Bill Buchanan

    Bill Buchanan is a Scots-Australian who worked on UN projects for 20 years, including in North Korea. He lives in Perth.

    Least-Developed Countries, a Status That Many Nations Can’t Leave Behind

    by  • January 1, 2018 • Africa, Asia, Development, Poverty, WORLDVIEWS • 1 Comment

    Since 1971, the United Nations has recognized least-developed countries as those deemed highly disadvantaged in their development strides because of structural, historical and geographical reasons. The aim has been, and still is, to support these countries to graduate to higher levels of self-sufficiency and economic independence, not in the sense for a privileged minority...

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