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Map of Estimated Dates for Achieving the Millienium Development Goals

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http://www.regjeringen.no/en/dep/ud/documents/propositions-and-reports/reports-to-the-storting/2011-2012/meld-st-11-2011-2012/4.html?id=681873

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Map of Estimated Dates for Achieving the Millienium Development Goals

Map showing the estimated dates for achieving the Millienium Development Goals. ... Read more about Map of Estimated Dates for Achieving the Millienium Development Goals

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People without Adequate Access to Food, Water and Energy

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People without Adequate Access to Food, Water and Energy

People without Adequate Access to Food, Water and Energy from 1990 to 2030. ... Read more about People without Adequate Access to Food, Water and Energy

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Africa Rising: Jeffrey Sachs says Ghana's future looks bright

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Clair MacDougal
Africa Rising: Jeffrey Sachs says Ghana's future looks bright
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Because of good governance in the past, and now oil production, Ghana is likely to reach all of the Millennium Development Goals toward ending extreme poverty and child mortality.

As the small West African nation of Ghana heads into an election year, fierce debate on whether the government of President John Mills has delivered on its developmental goals and promises is already raging. ... Read more about Africa Rising: Jeffrey Sachs says Ghana's future looks bright

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Food Waste Denounced by Ministers as Almost 1 Billion Go Hungry

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Rudy Ruitenberg
Food Waste Denounced by Ministers as Almost 1 Billion Go Hungry
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Food waste was denounced by farm ministers and policy makers gathered in Berlin as almost 1 billion people in developing countries go hungry. ... Read more about Food Waste Denounced by Ministers as Almost 1 Billion Go Hungry

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Starving in India: The Forgotten Problem

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Ashwin Parulkar
Starving in India: The Forgotten Problem
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These days, Indian policymakers are debating how to create a vast new food entitlement program. There is talk of poor households struggling to cope with high food prices and malnourishment among their children.

What you don’t hear much about, however, is the most tragic and outrageous consequence of India’s failure to feed its people adequately: starvation deaths. ... Read more about Starving in India: The Forgotten Problem

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Banking against Doomsday

Banking against Doomsday
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Gene banks represent an overdue push to preserve crop biodiversity. It also needs conserving on farms

WITH a heavy clunk, the steel outer doors of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault closed on February 28th, shutting out a howling Arctic gale and entombing a tonne of new arrivals: 25,000 seed samples from America, Colombia, Costa Rica, Tajikistan, Armenia and Syria. For Cary Fowler, the vault’s American architect, the Syrian chickpeas and fava beans were especially welcome. ... Read more about Banking against Doomsday

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Millennium development goals: Two down, six to go

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Millennium development goals: Two down, six to go
Millennium development goals: Two down, six to go
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The United Nations has met two of its eight development goals, well ahead of the 2015 deadline. Six goals are left. ... Read more about Millennium development goals: Two down, six to go

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Spike in Food Prices Projected by 2013

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JOANNA M. FOSTER
Spike in Food Prices Projected by 2013
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In 2008 and in 2011, the world was rocked by riots and by revolutions coinciding with spikes in food prices. Now researchers are projecting that by 2013, food prices will soar to unparalleled heights, causing widespread hunger in the most vulnerable populations and social unrest, with an enormous potential for loss of human life. ... Read more about Spike in Food Prices Projected by 2013

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