developing countries

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developing countries, the countries in transition from an agrarian economy to a manufacturing- and technology-based economy.
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However, a number of developing countries, particularly small States, continue to face some of the highest debt-to-GDP ratios in the world, and their underlying economic problems warrant further attention.
And notably, while 77 percent of women in developing countries feel encouraged to work in STEM fields, only 46 percent of women in developed countries do.
We support developing countries and encourage strong stances against inequitable draft texts showing developed countries' push against strong emission reductions and providing financial solutions to the problems," he stated.
The United States, which was required to cut emissions by 7 percent under the pact, has never ratified the Kyoto Protocol, while developing countries, such as China, have no obligation to cut emissions.
On the contrary, other authors have argued theoretically that strong I PR protection may have negative effect on developing countries that undertake little or no R&D.
The director also said Turkey and some other developing countries had taken significant measures against macro-economic problems, and developing countries were now acting as leaders.
It should also provide funding to help developing countries reach the point where they have the capacity to reduce emissions, followed by incentives for those developing countries that protect their forests.
Policymakers in developing countries should monitor their banking sectors carefully and be prepared to enlist external support to shore up currencies and banking systems.
Indeed, in many developing countries, state environmental protection remains more of a ceremonial activity than a substantive one.
Enhancing control of highly pathogenic avian influenza in developing countries through compensation: issues and good practices [cited 2006 Dec 13].
Recognizing this, the European Union procures a majority of its food aid--90 percent in 2004--from developing countries.
The practice often has a deleterious effect in developing countries, overpowering local producers or discouraging expanded agricultural development.

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