Wikiprogress Africa

This blog is written and maintained by the Wikiprogress Africa Network. This network, hosted by the OECD, aims to provide a platform for knowledge sharing on measuring progress and well-being in an African context.

Ce blog est administré et mis à jour par le réseau Wikiprogress Africa. Ce réseau, hébergé par l'OCDE, est une plateforme axée sur le partage de connaissances dans le domaine de la mesure du progrès et du bien-être des sociétés africaines.

jeudi 30 mai 2013

The MDG Report 2013:Assessing the Progress in Africa Towards the Millenium Development Goals

The MDG Report 2013: Assessing progress in Africa Towards 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. The report, which focuses on the issues and challenges regarding food security, asserts that such as malnutrition and hunger among children are obstacles to achieving the target. 

Among its recommendation, the report addresses the need to transform Africa's agriculture improved livelihoods and economic empowerment through better politcies and  and heavy investment in improved seedlings, irrigated farming, use of fertilisers and increased access to finance.

The report can be downloaded  here

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