Least Developed Country (LDC)

Clarifying the MIC-LDC confusion

The national development discourse in Bangladesh often mistakenly considers graduating from the Least Developed Country (LDC) category and becoming a middle-income country (MIC) as interchangeable....

February 28, 2021
February 28, 2021

Becoming A Developing Nation: Bangladesh reaches A Milestone

Bangladesh has stepped into a new journey as it qualified to graduate into a developing nation from a Least Developed Country (LDC) after 45 years.

March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018

Risks and opportunities of LDC graduation

The prime minister, the government and the people of Bangladesh can be justly proud that the country will now be able to graduate out of the Least Developed Country (LDC) status within the next few...

March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018

Clarifying the MIC-LDC confusion

The national development discourse in Bangladesh often mistakenly considers graduating from the Least Developed Country (LDC) category and becoming a middle-income country (MIC) as interchangeable....

March 17, 2018
March 17, 2018

Govt efforts helped Bangladesh attain criteria to graduate from LDC: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh has become eligible to graduate to a developing country from the LDC group after meeting all the three criteria for the first time due to implementation...

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

From donors to partners

As we move on to middle-income status and depend more on our own financial resources, the role of developed countries will need to change so that they become a genuine development “partner” rather...

October 4, 2017
October 4, 2017

Moving from development finance to climate finance

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has declared her intention to make Bangladesh graduate from being a Least Developed Country (LDC) within the next few years and the government has already formally...