Millennium Development Goals: The Case of Tanzania. 3/22

March 19, 2010 at 5:26 am Leave a comment

Millennium Development Goals: The Case of Tanzania

The Millennium Development Goals call for major improvements in the human condition by 2015. The goals are aimed primarily at improving life for people in the poorest countries and place much of the burden to achieve the goals upon these nations. How is Tanzania faring in its objectives of halving extreme poverty and hunger by the year 2015? What are the prospects for achieving universal primary education and gender equity by then? What will it take to reduce under-five mortality rate-118 per 1000 in 2006-by two thirds (the U.S. by comparison is 7.8 and ranked 33rd in the world; Tanzania ranked 165th)?

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