Thursday, April 07, 2005

The Millennium Villages Project

The Millennium Villages Project: "The Millennium Villages Project, based at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, is a new global approach to lift developing country villages out of the poverty trap that afflicts more than a billion people worldwide.

Earth Institute scientists and development experts in agriculture, nutrition and health, economics, energy, water, environment and information technology are working with local communities and governments to apply a proven holistic package of interventions to help villages get out of extreme poverty. read more

Over the past year, work has begun in two Millennium Villages: Sauri, Kenya and Koraro, Ethiopia."


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