MDG 1 END POVERTY AND HUNGER
Discussions pertaining to MDG 1 and specific countries, organizations, groups or individuals that work towards this goal will take place here. As delineated by the United Nations, the first Millennium Development Goal is: To Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger worldwide by 1) Halving between 1990 and 2015 the proportion of people whose income is less than $1 a day, 2) Achieving full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people, and 3) Halving between 1990 and 2015 the proportion of people who suffer from Hunger.
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In February 2012 Justin Sachs write the comment presented below as a response to the following instruction:
According to the official statistics 1 in 6 Americans lives in poverty. When you compare the poverty level in your target country with poverty in the USA, do you see any differences? Please explain your opinion.
From the perspective of class materials for this week please write your reflections on his opinion. Why is it so difficult to eradicate poverty?
"In the United States, the…