Today world leaders, experts, and officials will meet in New York to discuss the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs were designed to combat the world’s leading concerns in development by eliminating poverty, hunger, disease and more through eight defined goals by the year 2015. The first goal, perhaps the quintessential goal of the MDGs, is to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. But how can this immense issue be tackled? Can microfinance institutions (MFIs) play a role?
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