Bangladesh

March 10, 2020 - Aussama Bejraoui, Elisabeth Lambrecht, Frans Lammersen

Tools and finance to help transform least developed country economies

Transforming the economies of least developed countries (LDCs) requires a nationally supported vision on how to tackle the binding constraints to higher value-added production.

February 18, 2020 - Ratnakar Adhikari, Fabrice Lehmann

Least developed countries can become authors of their technological revolution

Originally published in OECD-Development Matters on 5 February 2020

January 28, 2020 - Daniel Gay

Leaving no one behind: New help for graduating least developed countries (Part II)

For many, graduation from least developed country status is not the end of the story.

December 19, 2019 - Mia Mikic

How will least developed countries in Asia fare in the trade war?

Countries that have already implemented trade-cost reducing reforms – for example trade facilitation, infrastructure, and data flows – will be better positioned to take advantage of any opportunities that arise from the trade war.

November 14, 2019 - Rolf Traeger

Weak development of LDC productive capacities leads to foreign deficits and external financing dependence

Least developed countries (LDCs) have traditionally recorded persistent trade deficits.

July 27, 2018 - Daria Shatskova

Daniel Gay: The long and winding road to LDC graduation

The EIF’s Daria Shatskova talks development in the world’s poorest countries with UNDESA’s Daniel Gay