Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
administers foreign aid programs to developing countries.
country with a highly developed economy. Citizens who live here have high incomes, abundant food, good housing, and can afford luxuries.
country with a poorly developed economy. Citizens who live here have low incomes, shortages of food, poor housing, and cannot afford luxuries.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
eliminate trade barriers
Newly industrializing country
countries in the transition stage between developing and developed countries. Typically have rapidly growing economies.
Standard of living
the degree of wealth and material comfort available to a person or community.
United Nations (UN)
an international organization of countries to promote peace, security and co-operation.