development index

development index

[də′vel·əp·mənt ‚in‚deks]
(meteorology)
An index used as an aid in forecasting cyclogenesis; the development index I is defined most frequently as the difference in divergence between two well-separated, tropospheric, constant-pressure surfaces. Also known as relative divergence.
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The GCC members have Development Index (IDI) values over 6.
The MOH National Institute of Health Research and Development (NIHRD) developed the Public Health Development Index (PHDI).
Head of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) Sherif Samy said he is not sure whether there is a sustainable development index, adding that if there was one, the stock exchange should promote it among traders.
She cited the international reports which acknowledged national growth strides and placed Bahrain atop the Arab countries on the human development index.
Kearney's 2015 African Retail Development Index (ARDI) reconfirms the potential of many nations throughout Africa-not just oft-discussed markets like Nigeria and Ghana, but also small, dynamic markets such as Gabon, the ARDI's top-ranked market and home to Sub-Saharan Africa's highest GDP per capita, and mid-sized but fast-growing countries like third-ranked Angola.
Cairo, June 2 (ONA) The Sultanate came 5th at the Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) 2015 for the emerging markets.
It is, meanwhile, in the 64th place in social development index.
The report identifies a group of 'most dynamic countries', which have recorded above-average improvements in their ICT Development Index (IDI) rank over the past 12 months.
The agency said that the AGCC have recorded above-average improvements in their ICT Development Index (IDI) rank over the past 12 months.
The nation's ranking jumped up 14 ranks to 32 from 46, as per the sixth edition of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) report 'Measuring the Information Society (MIS) 2014', which classified the UAE as being among the "most dynamic" group of countries, having recorded above-average improvements in the ICT (information and communication technology) Development Index (IDI) ranking over the past 12 months.
UAE ICT watchdog, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) today announced that the UAE has made "significant progress" in its global ranking in the ICT Development Index (IDI).
A hallmark of this work is the American Human Development Index, a measure that paints a portrait of Americans today and empowers communities with a tool to track progress tomorrow.

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