The ideal strategies for addressing these major issues have been significantly captured in this book. Much emphasis is put on the nature of globalization and its influence on the social welfare. The wide coverage on the issues relating to globalization and development is meant to shade more light on the prerequisites and influence of globalization on human development index, (HDI). This book is written with a mission to bring out the true picture of the impacts globalization has on the development aspect, more so in less developed countries of Africa, Middle East and Asia. The book provides a systematic review of various literatures on development, social welfare, education, trade and globalization.