The 2012 MDG Report for The Gambia

30 Jan 2014

Level of Achievements of the MDGs in The Gambia

This sixth national MDG report takes stock of progress made thus far in achieving the millennium development goals and identifies the challenges encountered as we set our eyes on the 2015 deadline for halving world poverty, which is just two years away. Recent empirical data shows that The Gambia has come a long way.


  • The Gambia is conspicuously lagging behind in MDG goals 1 and 5.
  • Despite the slow progress registered for goals 4 and 5 appreciative improvements have been registered in other targets particularly on the proportion of households with improved sanitary facilities 85.8 per cent;

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