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Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Oxfam Community Aid Abroad - Make Trade Fair
Oxfam Community Aid Abroad - Make Trade Fair
Millennium Development Goals
In 2000 the member states of the United Nations set themselves the target of significantly reducing world poverty by the year 2015. Amongst the goals they set (called the Millennium Development Goals) were:

* to halve the proportion of people whose income is less than US$1 a day;
* to establish an open, rules-based, predictable, non-discriminatory trading system.

There is no way these goals will be reached if agricultural trade rules continue to undermine the livelihoods of millions of farmers through unfair trade or ill conceived liberalisation...
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