Recently the Pro-Poor Advocacy Group ended a two week campaign in The Gambia. The goal of the campaign was to make the Millennium Development Goals more relevant on a local level. Pro-PAG advocated to local development committees urging them to find ways in which they can include the MDGs into their programs as well as into their policies. While Pro-PAG advocated for the inclusion of the MDGs into the programs of local development committees, they also wanted to ensure that they empower these committees by also teaching them about the MDGs. Hopefully the efforts of Pro-PAG will help local communities in The Gambia to further improve on their progress in meeting the MDGs.
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