With reference to named examples,
(Sudan, Bangladesh and Tanzania)
Many countries remain in a state of underdevelopment, relative to other countries that show the signs of development that are bringing improvements to economies and the quality of life. Some countries remain ‘trapped’ in poverty and a lack of economic and social development. There are many interrelated reasons for this. In countries like Somalia and Sudan, lack of political stability makes progress at best difficult or at worst impossible. Other nations suffer environmental constraints, such as climate or a lack of natural resources.
This essay will outline reasons why three particular countries remain underdeveloped: Sudan, Tanzania and Bangladesh.
Sudan is located in the North west of Africa with part of its boarders on the coast. Sudan is underdeveloped because it is a poor country unable to get out of the unending cycle of poverty. MEDC’s use LEDC’s like Sudan for their own profit not helping the lower developed country. Sudan is unable to develop because of the tensions with South Sudan there has been disputes between the two countries which costs money, and because the country is already an LEDC it can’t afford to develop. Also with fighting any development done would have been ruined by South Sudan. Although Sudan's GDP per capita was a respectable $1,435 in 2011, making it a lower-middle income country by international standards, large numbers of Sudanese are forced to get by on far less than this. Over the course of a year, Maha's earnings in her open-air beer tent probably work out at less than a dollar a day. Most of the teachers in the Nuba mountains are volunteers, living off the generosity of relatives and occasional handouts. In Sudan as a whole, nearly half the population lives in poverty.
Tanzania is in the South East of the country, on the coast. Tanzania has lots of natural resources that could be used by the country to become more developed. However,...