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Achieving the MDGs in Africa

The concrete Millennium Development Goal results identified in this document map out a set of minimum thresholds in agriculture, nutrition, education, health and infrastructure that, if fully achieved, will allow African communities and countries to raise productivity and compete successfullymore

Active Macroeconomic Policy for Accelerating Achievement for the MDG Targets

This paper argues that, although the global financial crisis is undermining the achievement of the MDGs, active macroeconomic policies can mitigate the negative impacts. The paper shows that MDG-focused countercyclical macroeconomic policies: fiscal, monetary and exchange rate are feasible inmore

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Active Macroeconomic Policy for Accelerating Achievement of the MDG Targets

This paper argues that, although the global financial crisis is undermining the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, active macroeconomic policies can mitigate the negative impacts. The paper shows that MDG-focused countercyclical macroeconomic policies: fiscal, monetary and exchangemore

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Africa

The MDG Report 2013: Assessing progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals concludes that while Africa is the world’s second fastest growing region, its rate of poverty reduction is insufficient to reach the target of halving extreme poverty by 2015. An analysis of food insecurity –more

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Beyond the Mid-Point: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Beyond the Midpoint: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals is UNDP’s forward-looking review of the factors that shape MDG progress, along with the constraints and bottlenecks that have hampered MDG achievement in many countries. The findings build on MDG assessments in 30 countries that weremore