The UN MDGs: An arena for advancing farmers’ rights? | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
February 2005
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10
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© Asian Farmers Association

During the Millennium Summit of the United Nations (UN) in September 2000, 147 Head of States and Governments and 191 member-states adopted the Millennium Declaration. The Declaration embodies structured development goals and targets. The adopting countries committed to achieve its targets to reduce poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women by 2015. Expert studies projected the resources required to attain the goals and what are expected to be available. These became the basis of development planners in government and the private sector in working out reforms and plans. 

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Ma. Lourdes Magtibay
Sixto Donato Macasaet
Ma. Estrella A. Penunia
Marlene Ramirez

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AsiaDHRRA traces its earliest roots to the 1974 Development of Human Resources in Rural Asia Workshop (DHRRAW) held in Thailand. It is a regional partnership of eleven (11) social development networks and organizations in eleven (11) Asian nations that envisions Asian rural communities that are just, free, prosperous, living in peace and working in solidarity towards self-reliance. To achieve this, the network’s mission is to be an effective


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