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Ethiopia

Located in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is ecologically and culturally highly diverse and the most populous landlocked country worldwide. Its economy largely depends on agriculture and agricultural commodity exports. Farming and herding

Cameroon

Cameroon has an abundance of natural resources, and forests in particular. Despite rapid urbanization, more than two thirds of the population still depend on agriculture. After independence in 1960 and reunification in 1961, cotton,

Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a low altitude country situated at the Bengal river delta, sharing a border with India and Myanmar. There are mountains in peripheral areas, such as the Chittagong Hill Tracts in the southeast. It is in the top ten most

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea gained independence from Australia in 1975 and is one of the ethnically most diverse countries worldwide. More than 87% of the rural populations live off farming, and agriculture contributes about 28% to the national

Brunei Darussalam

From the 15th to 17th centuries, the whole island of Borneo was under the control of the Brunei Sultanate as a trading power.  Territory was gradually lost through wars, piracy and colonial expansion, and in 1888, Brunei became a

Malawi

Malawi remains one of the poorest countries in the world. Around 70% of the population live below the international poverty line of US$1.90 per day, and 89% of Malawi’s workforce are employed in the informal economy. In 2018 the

Namibia

Namibia is a large country on the West Coast of Southern Africa bordering South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Angola. It is 824,290 km² in extent with a small population of some 2.5 million people. Namibia’s climate is characterised by

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. It borders on South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique and Zambia. It has a population of 14.8 million. There are five natural regions. Almost 64% of the country falls into natural regions

Eswatini

Eswatini is one of the few surviving absolute monarchies in the world. Formerly known as Swaziland, the country’s name was changed to Eswatini by King Mswati III in April 2018.  Eswatini is a small landlocked country of 17,364 km² with

Botswana

Located in southern Africa, Botswana is a large, mineral rich, yet sparsely populated, semi-arid and land-locked country of 560,877 sq. km in size. Botswana gained independence from Britain in 1966. The population was estimated to be 2

Lesotho

Lesotho is a small mountainous country with a population of 2.1 million Basotho people. Its borders are enclosed within the borders of South Africa. Just 11% of Lesotho’s land is classified as arable with less than 1% of land classified

Afghanistan

Land-locked Afghanistan is strategically located at the crux of Central, South and West Asia, bordered by Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and China. It is a country of geographical extremes, from mountains in the