Donors cut aid to basic education, focus on future trade-UNESCO

By Misha Hussain | Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:06 PM
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DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Most sub-Saharan African countries will not meet the Millennium Development Goal of ensuring that all children receive a primary school education by 2015, partly because of a shift in donor focus towards security and governance, a U.N. official said on Wednesday.

South and West Asia had the fastest rise in numbers in primary schools, contributing more than half the...

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