The 2010 MDGs report provides an update with respect to achievements Malawi has made on the attainment of the MDGs. The assessment has clearly shown that the country is on track to attaining MDG targets by the year 2015.
At the Second High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (2005) it was recognised that aid could - and should - be producing better impacts. The Paris Declaration was endorsed in order to base development efforts on first-hand experience of what works and does not work with aid. It is formulated around five central pillars: Ownership, Alignment, Harmonisation, Managing for Results and Mutual Accountability.