Five Years Left to Reach Millennium Development Goals
Next week, world leaders will meet in New York for a summit on progress toward the eight UN Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs, that seek to cut poverty, hunger, disease, maternal and child deaths and other ills by 2015. The World Bank is committed to helping achieve the MDG s because, simply put, these goals are our goals. What are the eight MDGs? Learn more on the World Bank's Millennium Development Goals site. [Available in: English, Français, Espanol, Arabic ]
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Cameroon: Investing in Infrastructure to Boost the Productivity of the Port of Douala [Also available in Français]
An infrastructure project in the port city of Douala is decreasing vehicle travel time, helping boost shipping activity and improving living conditions for city dwellers. More on the World Bank in Cameroon