The Challenge of Development

Economic growth has raised living standards in most of the World - but not everywhere. What can be done to help those countries, notably in Africa, that are failing to share in rising prosperity? When countries fail, who is chiefly to blame — domestic governments or the international community? The UN set ambitious goals for assistance and for poor-country growth as part of its Millennium Development Project. Is that initiative succeeding? In what practical ways can the United States better help countries that continue to fall behind?

Festival: 2007

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