Sep 1, 2010
The report implies that Yemen has a potential to meet some of the MDGs such as (i) universal primary education; (ii) reduce child mortality; (iii) halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases if concerted efforts will be directed towards addressing some of the key challenges. Meanwhile, some progress was achieved in some goals but it remains below the desired level to reaching the specific targets. These include gender equity and environment sustainability. Conversely, the performance in some other goals relapsed, particularly goals related to extreme poverty and hunger eradication and reduction of maternal mortality.