Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (Studies in by M. McGillivray

By M. McGillivray

This publication provides analytical insights into if and the way the targets followed by means of the overseas neighborhood usually are achieved. A key function of the research is the popularity that the majority of the MDG ambitions are endogenously similar. those inter-dependencies are the most important not just in reading the MDGs, but in addition devising recommendations.

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Data were available on rural and urban poverty rates using the national poverty line for 56 countries for various years in the 1990s. 53). For only 7 of the 56 countries was urban poverty higher than rural, compared with 18 in which it was over twice as high in rural areas. 8 The estimates are made at the country level, using (i) mostly regional growth rates with some country-specific adjustments, and (ii) elasticities which vary according to the degree of initial inequality. The main finding is that in 2015 two-thirds of the world’s income-poor will be in rural areas.

These trends reflect differing trends in food availability. The FAO report data on food consumption, based on calculations of food production and the net trade balance. 14). This trend reflects the region’s dismal agricultural performance. 7). Inequality The FAO (2002) report graphs differing levels of malnutrition for three different distributions against average food consumption. 8 HIV/AIDS three scenarios for Africa: (a) adult HIV prevalence in Africa by three different scenarios; (b) number of adults living with HIV/AIDS in Africa Source: UNAIDS (2005).

Overview, Progress and Prospects 19 References OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) (2007a) OECD Journal on Development: OECD DAC Development Co-operation Report 2006. Paris. 1% in 2006’. Press release. Paris. OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) (2007c) International Development Statistics On-line. Paris. Saith, A. (2006) ‘From Universal Values to Millennium Development Goals: Lost in Translation’. Development and Change, 37(6): 1167–99. UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS) (2006) 2006 Report of the Global AIDS Epidemic.

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