Education in Burkina Faso – the importance of conciliating modern and traditional education
Burkina Faso, known as the “Land of Upright People”, is often depicted by unfavourable statistics that do not demonstrate its strengths. It is nevertheless true that it is the second country world-wide, after Niger, with the highest...
Since the end of 2009, Mati and Stiftung Brücke* have cooperated on implementing parts of the Millennium Development Goals in a participatory approach, together with the villagers of Harguzirpar, 5 km out of Mymensingh town, District Mymensingh in Bangladesh.
The organisation Mati was founded in 1998 through the personal...
The MDGs, evaluated by people living in poverty
An ATD Fourth World participative project to ensure those most concerned can contribute to a post-2015 development agenda
The most vulnerable remain unreached
In 2011 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that the most...
Housing and Education in Mauritius - the difficulties of statistical targets
As a whole, the country of Mauritius has a very good track record for development, having one of the highest Human Development Index scores in Africa. It has been cited by economists such as Joseph Stiglitz as something of a model...
The MDG evaluation seminar for Latin America and the Caribbean ends with a public ceremony
On Friday 7 December 2012, a public ceremony was held at the headquarters of the Deputy President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia. During that ceremony, delegations delivered speeches and presented their...