Developing Country with a Tropical Forest Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 22 USCS § 2431a (5) [Title 22. Foreign Relations And Intercourse; Chapter 32. Foreign Assistance; Debt Reduction For Developing Countries With Tropical Forests], the term developing country with a tropical forest means--

“(A) (i) a country that has a per capita income of $ 725 or less in 1994 United States dollars (commonly referred to as "low-income country"), as determined and adjusted on an annual basis by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development in its World Development Report; or

(ii) a country that has a per capita income of more than $ 725 but less than $ 8,956 in 1994 United States dollars (commonly referred to as "middle-income country"), as determined and adjusted on an annual basis by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development in its World Development Report; and

(B) a country that contains at least one tropical forest that is globally outstanding in terms of its biological diversity or represents one of the larger intact blocks of tropical forests left, on a regional, continental, or global scale.”