The Guardian Examines Global Gains On MDGs To Reduce Extreme Poverty, Hunger
The Guardian: What is the Millennium Development Goal on poverty and hunger all about?
“…The target to reduce extreme poverty by half was reached by 2010, when the global poverty rate dropped to 22 percent, making it one of the first targets across all the goals to be met. … It’s uncertain if hunger will be halved by the end of this year…” (Anderson, 2/19).
The Guardian: Millennium Development Goal 1: 15 achievements on poverty and hunger
“In the years since the MDGs were launched, 74 countries have halved their levels of poverty and 173 million fewer people experience chronic hunger…” (Anderson, 2/19).