2. Libya (HDI Score: 0.769)
Libya invested in reforming its scientific research and higher education. Many educational exchange programs with American and European higher education institutions have been concluded successfully. Life expectancy in this country has been steady at around 75 years. The government’s housing projects for the poor have been well received.
1. Seychelles (HDI Score: 0.806)
Seychelles is right at the top of the list. The nation has met most of the Millennium Development Goals. Currently it is looking forward to develop a post 2015 agenda that better integrates issues relevant to Small Island Developing States. The country has very good infrastructure. It has six airports with paved runways and eight airports with unpaved runways. The Seychelles is also the richest country in Africa.