Intl. organizations' report calls on private sector support to fulfil UN Millennium Development Goals

Author: Daily News (Tanzania), Published on: 3 November 2014

"Private sector asked to support MDGs", 2 Nov 2014

A report released in Addis Ababa on Saturday during the African Economic Conference notes that Africa's poverty rates have continued to decline, despite the adverse effects of the recent food, fuel, and global economic crisis...However, conflict, political instability and...disasters threaten the progress made on the MDGs [Millennium Development Goals]...Stronger partnerships and domestic financing, with strong support from the private sector, are key to furthering improvements in living standards. "The private sector has a huge role to play in finishing the business of MDGs and for sustaining progress beyond 2015..." said...[the] president of the African Development Bank...

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