AusAID-Samoa Partnership

Children smile for the camera in Samoa, one of the countries that have made great strides toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Photo by: John Harold / CC BY-ND

Among the Pacific Island nations, Samoa is one of the countries that have taken the greatest strides toward the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.

Samoa has already surpassed the goal of reducing hunger by half and is on track to meet gender, maternal mortality and water targets. These achievements have been a result of steady economic growth, propelled by remittances from Samoan migrants.

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