Why is the mekong river so important to southeast asia?
more than 70 million people live in the mekong river basin, and they rely on the river for drinking water, food, irrigation, hydropower, transportation and commerce. the mekong and its wildlife have strong cultural significance too.
developed and developing countriescountries are divided into two major categories by the united nations, which are developed countries and developing countries. the classification of countries is based on the economic status such as gdp, gnp, per capita income, industrialization, the standard of living, etc. developed countries refers to the soverign state, whose economy has highly progressed and possesses great technological infrastructure, as compared to other nations.