Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Africa: Recommendations of the MDG Africa Steering Group

Authors/Editors: MDG Africa Steering Group
Publication date: 2008
Language: English
Number of pages: 39


"Achieving the Millennium Development Goals and other internationally agreed development goals in Africa holds the promise of saving millions of lives; empowering women; addressing the scourge of illiteracy, hunger and malnutrition; and ensuring that Africa’s children have access to high-quality education and good health to lead productive lives. The concrete development 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 successfully in world markets to increase economic growth..."