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Infrastructure, industry and innovation: Driving forces for development
So how is the world doing?
Infrastructure, industry and innovation are key ingredients to economic growth and sustainable development and can help countries reduce poverty and improve wellbeing and living standards. According to the United Nations’ (UN) Statistics Division, in recent years, steady improvements have been made in these areas but renewed investment is needed in the least developed countries (LDCs) to build infrastructure and ensure the doubling of industry’s share of GDP in those countries by 2030.