Publisher description for The millennium development goals : raising the resources to tackle world poverty / edited by Fantu Cheru and Colin Bradford Jr.


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How can the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) be made a reality by 2015? This is an up-to-date overview of the funding proposals and mechanisms now under discussion. The contributors have contributed their analyses as part of the Helsinki Process on Globalization and Democracy--an inter-governmental initiative to develop new approaches to global problem-solving. Key resource flows examined include ODA, foreign direct investment, remittances by migrants, commodity export prices, and new ideas to secure sustainable debt relief, including debt cancellation, revaluation of IMF gold reserves, debt arbitration, and other proposals.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Economic assistance -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Economic policy.
Economic development -- Finance.
Poverty -- Developing countries.