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developing country

a nonindustrialized poor country that is seeking to develop its resources by industrialization
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Also lack of health and food safety awareness in emerging and underdeveloped nations is also a major bottleneck.
The primary reason for this is the demand in underdeveloped nations to quantitate CD4 cell markers in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients, according to market researcher Frost & Sullivan.
I perceived it as a bizarre religion, limited to only a few underdeveloped nations, most of which were in the Middle East, and which endorsed an astoundingly suppressive lifestyle, particularly for women.
International migration patterns in which emigrants leave underdeveloped nations and settle in developed nations foster an imbalance of both skilled and unskilled workers for developed and underdeveloped nations alike.
The Peace Corps was an "army'' of mostly young, idealistic volunteers from across America who were sent to underdeveloped nations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and elsewhere to help educate and raise the standard of living of the people in those nations.
Bashir Osmat, drew attention to topic of social justice being of great concern to philosophers, rulers, and the underdeveloped nations, since in the beginning of time.
Iris Global is a holistic Christian organization, which funds ongoing and expanding programs in underdeveloped nations.
From the beginnings of European colonialism in the eighteenth century up to the decolonization movement of the 1950s and 1960s, the metropolis created a colonial elite for the commandeering of labor, minerals, foodstuffs from underdeveloped nations and regions.
We need rather to encourage these underdeveloped nations to save and invest," she added.
International Women's Day (IWD), celebrated around the world on 8 March and carrying the title for 2013, "The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum", will, this year, celebrate and emphasise the importance of hiring women to participate in the growth of economies around the globe, especially in underdeveloped nations.
He attributed this to the fact that most disasters struck in industrialized and developed countries, as opposed to underdeveloped nations where people are more vulnerable.
The underdeveloped nations like Pakistan could not grow and develop due to various problems like mass unemployment, unsophisticated technology, poor knowledge, reinvestment of profits etc.