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    Millennium Development Goal #8 Millennium Development Goal #8 Presentation Transcript

    • Goal 8 Develop a global partnership for development
    • Development aid falls for the second year, jeopardising commitments for 2010
      • Official development assistance from OECD-DAC countries 1990 - 2007
    • Development assistance will have to increase substantially to double aid to Africa by 2010 Net official development assistance from OECD-DAC countries as a proportion of donors’ gross national income 1990-2007
    • Market access for most developing countries has little improved Proportion of development country imports from developing countries ,excluding arms and oil,admitted free of duty and developed countries average tariffs on imports of key products of from developing countries, 2000-2006
    • Domestic agricultural subsides by rich countries overshadow money spent on development aid Official development assistance from OECD-DAC countries and agricultural support in OECD countries, 2000,2004 and 2006
    • Trade-related assistance needs to be icreased Proportion of total bilateral, sector-allocable ODA of ODEC-DAC donors to basic social services (basic education, primary health care, nutrition, safe water and sanitation) and trade-related technical assistance and capacity-building 2001-2006
    • Domestic agricultural subsides by rich countries overshadow money spent on development aid External debt service payment as proportion of export revenues, 1990-2006
    • Poor availability and high prices are barriers to access to essential drugs in developing countries
      • Governments need to define goods and objectives for the pharmaceutical aid and to identify strategies to meet them
      • Where medicines are usually provided at a low cost or free-of –charge, people are often very poor
      • In all regions availability is better in the private sector, but it can still be poor
      • Some pharmaceutical manufacturers have lowered their prices to public health systems in developing countries to accord with the purchasing power of governments and households
      • Generic drugs offer an alternative to higher priced original and brand-named medicines
    • Mobile phones are expanding communications in developing countries Number of telephone subscriptions and internet connections per 100 world population, 1990-2006
    • Internet use is increasing rapidly, but the poorest regions lag behind