Some MDG Data Old But Shows Trends, Annual Report Author Says

SciDev.Net: ‘Frustration’ over old or missing data in MDGs report
“Some of the statistics in the latest Millennium Development Goals report are up to four years old, according to the lead author of the report published yesterday. … But she does not believe that outdated statistics hamper progress towards meeting the goals, because they show the general direction the figures are moving from year to year…” (Reade, 7/8).