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This week on the Daily Beat: We look into the work of The United Nations’ Millennial Goals and the new goals set for the future.
Today on the Daily Beat, Friday January 1, 2015: The year 2015 marks the end of the monitoring period for the Millennium Development Goal targets. For the developing regions, undernourished people in the total population have decreased from 23.3 percent in 1990–92 to 12.9 percent. We ask Barbara Ekwall, Senior Liaison Officer at the North America Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, about the most successful initiatives at achieving this goal.
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Aliah Sheffield is the singer/songwriter also known as Nikkie Aliah. Her song, “Earth is Ghetto,” recently went viral and she chatted with Nikkiesha about what led her to her viral moment, her musical inspirations, and what she hopes and plans to do next… oh, and tequila. This podcast is… | listen