Table 1.

Recommended level of investment for rural African villages by the United Nations Millennium Project (1)

InterventionsU.S. $ per person per yearU.S. $ per year per village of 5,000 people
Household share:1050,000
Government share:30150,000
Donor share:70350,000
Total investment110550,000 Distribution by sector
Agriculture and nutrition (15%)1782,500
Health (30%)33165,000
Infrastructure (energy, transport, communications) (20%)22110,000
Education (20%)22110,000
Water, sanitation, environment (15%)1782,500
  • The MVP contributes $50 of the $70 donor share.