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The millennium development goals : raising the resources to tackle world poverty

Author: Fantu Cheru; Colin I Bradford
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books ; Helsinki, Finland : in association with the Helsinki Process on Globalisation and Democracy, 2005.
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This volume provides an up-to-date and detailed tour d'horizon of the exciting diversity of new proposals and mechanisms currently being discussed in order to raise the necessary financial resources to make the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals a reality by 2015. If the MDGs to halve global poverty and significantly improve the conditions of life of the world's poor are to be met on schedule, putting  Read more...
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Millennium development goals.
London ; New York : Zed Books ; Helsinki, Finland : In Association with the Helsinki Process on Globalisation and Democracy, 2005
(DLC) 2005050292
(OCoLC)60558725
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fantu Cheru; Colin I Bradford
ISBN: 9781848130722 1848130724 1281215651 9781281215659
OCLC Number: 652258084
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 238 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Global inequality, poverty and justice / Raimo Varynen --
Development financing through ODA / Tony Addison, George Mavrotas and Mark McGillivray --
Making sense of MDG costing / Jan Vandemoortele and Rathin Roy --
Foreign direct investment, innovative sources of development finance and domestic resource mobilisation / Tony Addison and George Mavrotas --
Remittances by emigrants / Andres Solimano --
Commodities crisis and the global trade in agriculture / Martin Khor --
Globalisation, debt and the "Hoover Effect" / Ann Pettifor --
Beyond HIPC / Nancy Birdsall and Brian Deese --
Debt work-out mechanisms / Kunibert Raffer --
Achieving healthy urban futures in the twenty-first century / David Tipping, Daniel Adom and Anna Tibaijuka --
Political agenda for global economic governance / Colin Bradford Jr. and Fantu Cheru.
Responsibility: edited by Fantu Cheru and Colin Bradford, Jr.

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