Meaning of Development Measuring Development Location of More and Less Developed Countries Strategies for International Development. International Development. Chapter 9. What Do We Mean By Development?. The three objectives of development
Source: U.N. World Development Report, 1998
Source: CIA World Factbook, 2001
* Read pages 293 - 301 carefully. You’re expected to be familiar with the information for each region.
Development generally reflects a North-South split in the world.
Loans to LDCs now exceed $2.1 trillion dollars. Interest payments consume some small economies, encouraging export earnings instead of internal improvements.
NIR = Natural Increase Rate
IMR = Infant Mortality Rate