21 January 2011

Tracking the MDGs

The Center for Global Development has put together a map of the world which allows people to check the progress of each country trying to achieve each of the Millennium Development Goals. If you go to the site, you can click around and see progress based for each country or break it down by individual goal.

The most striking is how progress on the goal number 6 ('have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS:

Looking around, what did you notice? What do you think of the site? Though I am not a fan of the MGDs, it is a good thing to have something that tracks them and is able to show how countries will progress over the next few years.