Least Developed Countries Report
This annual report provides a comprehensive and authoritative source of socio-economic analysis and data on the world´s most impoverished countries.
The Report is intended for a broad readership of governments, policy makers, researchers and all those involved with LDCs´ development policies.
Each Report contains a statistical annex, which provides basic data on the LDCs.
Trade and Poverty Papers
The aim of this series is to disseminate the findings of research work on the inter-linkages between trade and poverty and to identify policy options at the national and international levels on the use of trade as a more effective tool for poverty eradication.
The opinions expressed in these papers are those of the authors and are not to be taken as the official views of UNCTAD or its member states.
Despite setbacks due to repeated natural disasters, the island nation has enjoyed steady economic growth since the mid-2000s.
The COVID-19 economic crisis is forecast to reverse years of painstaking development progress in education and nutrition, and to pull 32 million people back into extreme poverty.