developing country

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developing country

a nonindustrialized poor country that is seeking to develop its resources by industrialization
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Is it really economically better than some of the other cash crops farmers in less economically developed countries are tempted to grow?
The energy industry demands have forced the price of grains so high that the poor in less economically developed countries, who are growing these crops, are unable to afford the food being produced in plenty before their eyes.
But also technology and wealth stimulate innovative cultural production in the less economically developed countries.