The book examines how international aid donors and NGOs can assist countries in the Asia-Pacific region achieve the Millennium Development Goals. It examines the progress countries have made towards the MDGs and highlights the need to tailor the goals to individual country circumstances. The countries examined include Papua New Guinea, Cambodia, Solomon Islands, and Thailand.
CONTENTS : Ch. 1. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the Asia-Pacific: An Introduction -- Ch. 2. The Role of Foreign Aid in Achieving the MDGs -- Ch. 3. The Role of Non-Governmental Organisations in Achieving the MDGs -- Ch. 4. Achieving the MDGs in Papua New Guinea: A Focus on Governance -- Ch. 5. Achieving the MDGs in Cambodia: Improving Aid Efficiency -- Ch. 6. Achieving the MDGs in Solomon Islands: Development Goals in a Post-Conflict Environment -- Ch. 7. Achieving the MDGs in Thailand: What Role for Donors in a High Achieving Middle-Income Country? -- Ch. 8. Conclusion and the Way.
Field of Research
140202 Economic Development and Growth
Socio Economic Objective
919999 Economic Framework not elsewhere classified