However, in recent years, people residing in larger economies have also begun traveling to lesser developed countries
in order to avail of its multi-speciality world-class medical services at a lower cost.
Certainly the scenes we saw on Wednesday night and Thursday morning are more associated with lesser developed countries
where life is cheap and safety is not even a consideration, let alone a priority.
Seventy percent of trade barriers initiated by economies in the G20 have been erected against other developed nations, which is a departure from the more traditional practice of implementing barriers against lesser developed countries
The OECD outlined and clarified their Action Plan on BEPS, acknowledged that it may be overwhelming for the lesser developed countries
and confirmed that total harmonization was not expected.
The United States also encourages Thailand's ongoing active contributions to regional and global security, as well as supports Thailand's efforts to assist lesser developed countries
through the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI).
Since lesser developed countries
have fewer technological competencies and knowledge-bases compared with more developed countries, they are handicapped in their ability to attract FDI.
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can provide opportunities to reduce malnutrition, especially in lesser developed countries
, as well as to increase yields and assist towards the adaptation of agriculture to climate change, given the results of research projects undertaken on the matter.
While 29 countries, including India, accepted the Copenhagen Accord, it was opposed by several lesser developed countries
, including small island nations, and Sunday's meeting is expected to decide how to take them on board.
Similarly, the importance of subsidies in helping the lesser developed countries
to face up to the challenges of growth also deserve serious and positive consideration,'' he added.
So long as the rapidly industrializing countries of China, India and other lesser developed countries
are moving ahead and the demand for natural resources outstrips supply, north-western Ontario should be booming in mining and other sectors, says Dennis Wallace, Kenora's economic development chairman.
There is also a discussion about the treatment of pain in neonates and infants in lesser developed countries