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LDC

Less Developed Country

A country with lower GDP relative to other countries. Less developed countries are characterized by little industry and sometimes a comparatively high dependence on foreign aid. Less developed countries often undertake programs of development, with greater or lesser interventions on the part of the national governments. They are major borrowers from organizations such as the World Bank. While no strict definition of which countries are less developed exists, most countries that do not belong to the OECD are considered less developed. See also: International development.

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The scale of the challenge facing LDCs means that multi-stakeholder partnerships and investment pro- motion, as well as innovative financing solutions for industrial development, are needed.
Nevertheless, we strongly believe that only through global partnerships will the scale of impact needed across LDCs and beyond be achieved.
This agreement also provides for special and differential treatment to the LDCS.
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Another strong message in Antalya was that much more needs to be done to build productive capacity in agriculture, manufacturing and services, so that LDCs can work towards lifting themselves out of the category.
IP rights like patents cannot be effective as an incentive tool in countries deprived of a sound and viable technological base such as most LDCs.
There is an understanding that LDCs can develop their potential and capacities best when supported by development partners.
As argued above, LDCs are best served by attracting the types of FDI, which establishes a ongoing presence of MNC subsidiaries, hiring from within, producing from within and selling from within.
UN High Representative for LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS, Mr.
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