Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Scientists and Policy-Makers Rally Around the MDGs

A five-day seminar in Bauchi, Nigeria just wrapped up that aimed at providing participants the opportunity to better examine the different policy and insitutional frameworks in place for poverty alleviation in Africa.

In addition, the seminar also aimed at investigating the prospects of achieving the ambitious targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by the year 2015.

The five day conference included scientists and policy makers from all over the world that all shared a common goal of poverty reduction in Africa and elsewhere and what further needed to be done so that the MDGs were achieved by there upcoming deadline.

- Tiffanie Depew

This Day, Nigeria