Despite the challenges, Jamaica is on the right track in meeting the seventh Millennium Development Goal on environmental sustainability, according to Minister of Sport and Culture Olivia Grange. She said that Jamaica is reaching the target on achieving safe drinking water and sanitation. Goal 7 highlights the importance of sustainable biodiversity in the context of national and global development.

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  • Chiden Balmes

    Chiden, a correspondent based in Seoul, focuses on computer-assisted reporting to provide international development professionals with practical business and career information. He also contributes to the Development Newswire and the Global Development Briefing, two of the world's highest-circulation development publications.