February 26, 2002 — Between $40 to $60 billion a year in additional aid is the price tag set by the World Bank to cut extreme global poverty in half and substantially improve health and education in developing countries by 2015. These targets are part of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, which the development community is joining forces to reach, and which will be the focal point of an upcoming conference on financing development in Monterrey, Mexico.
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