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Capital Musings - UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) EPISODE 32, 28th July 2021
#32 A Brief History of the LDCs
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#32 A Brief History of the LDCs

Taffere Tesfachew, a career UN official, explains how the category of Least Developed Countries was created and how the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) works to support the group.

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