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In the Press: Bangladesh and Cambodia top MDG achievers

Display Date: 9/23/13

An article from the Daily Star highlights the 'Delivery of the MDGs in LDCs and reflections on Post-2015 Issues' event held by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) in Dhaka. At the event, Debapriya Bhattacharya announced that of the 49 least developed countries (LDC) surveyed, Bangladesh and Cambodia are the two countries leading the field in terms of achieving their MDG targets. For other Asian countries, Bhutan was third and Nepal joint fifth. Overall, Asian LDC countries as a group are performing better than African LDCs, however only three countries - Mozambique, Sierra Leone and Somalia - are not on target to achieve any of their MDGs.

Read the article in the Daily Star

Read about the event in the Dhaka Tribune

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