Joe Nocera wrote an interesting Op-Ed in the New York Times on Monday about the efficacy of the Millennium Villages Project (MVP) started by Jeffrey Sachs. The article, Fighting Poverty, and Critics, cites a new book which questions whether the highly celebrated but controversial project has achieved the outcomes it claims. The book is entitled The Idealist, by Nina Munk. Nocera’s piece follows a separate article published by Foreign Policy in late June that detailed other criticism and evaluations of MVP.
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