Tag Archives: Millennium Development Goals

Why the MDGs will not be achieved

By Dr. Shelly Rodrigo, PhD
September 27, 2011

In the last post on rainwater I touched on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for water. In a recent news article on the BBC News online, it stated that the MDGs for health will not be met by 2015 and only nine of the 137 developing countries will achieve this goal. What is not recognized […]

Toward Increasing Rainwater Use in the 21st Century

By Dr. Shelly Rodrigo, PhD
September 27, 2011

The International Decade for Action ‘Water for Life’ began in 2005 and ends in 2015. Water plays an important part in human life and three Millennium Development Goals (MDG) for 2015 have been established: to reduce by half the proportion of people without access to safe drinking water by 2015; to stop unsustainable exploitation of […]