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Integrating trade into national development strategies and plans: The experience of African LDCs

Published on November 25, 2015

At the fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 9 to 13 May 2011, the Heads of State and Government acknowledged the progress that has been made by LDCs over the past decade. But they also expressed concerns about the high levels of poverty and hunger prevalent in LDCs and committed to assisting LDCs in confronting their current and emerging development challenges and enabling half of these countries to meet the criteria for graduation from LDC status over the next decade. Read more. Source | UNACTAD