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Rich nations under fire on pledges to fight poverty [Financial Times - London]

August 17, 2006

Reporter Alan Beattie looks at last years pledges towards development and the results of the 2006 Commitment to Development Index.

From the article:

Nancy Birdsall, president of the CGD, said there was a “slow but steady improvement” but added that the rich countries’ achievements “fell far short of leaders’ soaring rhetoric in 2005, the so-called Year of Development.


Visit the Commitment to Development Index website.