Investing in Women a Must to Achieve Millennium Development Objectives

•UN Secretary-General says investing in women is a must if nations are to achieve their millennium development objectives.

“We don’t need new promises, just fulfillment of what’s been promised.” Professor Jeffery Sachs Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals on the need for the developed countries to fulfill their promises of assistance, particularly to countries in Africa, that need their help, in order to meet their millennium development objectives.

•FAO warns India to continue its vigilance of bird flu in order to avoid another outbreak and spread of the virus in the region.

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