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News Predicting progress towards water and sanitation MDGs

The Millennium Development Goal of increasing access to safe drinking water could be achieved in many countries, but not in much of sub-Saharan Africa. Recent progress may not be sustainable and the goal for sanitation will be missed in most developing countries. Why do some countries perform better than others?  

Contact information María Noel Estrada Ortiz, Urban Poverty and Environment Program - International Development Research Centre(IDRC, Canada), Latin America and the Caribbean , Regional Office* Av. Brasil 2655 Montevideo, CP 11300, Uruguay (email: upe@idrc.ca)
Phone: +598-2 709-0042 int. 220 ; Fax: +7 (598-2) 708-6776
News type Inbrief
File link http://www.id21.org/rural/r4pba1g1.html
Source of information International Development Research Centre
Keyword(s) MDGs
Subject(s) DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION : COMMON PROCESSES OF PURIFICATION AND TREATMENT
Relation http://www.emwis.net/initiatives/map/MSSD/doc343246
Geographical coverage International
News date 17/02/2007
Working language(s) ENGLISH
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