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Following the adoption by heads of states and governments in September 2015 of the Agenda for Sustainable Development which outlines the quantitative and qualitative objectives across economic, social and environmental dimensions that are to be achieved over the next fifteen years, member states were encouraged to develop various strategies for its implementation. Unlike the Millennium Development Goals (SDGs), which were fewer in number and had a limited number of targets, the 2030 Agenda has 17 Goals, 169 targets and over 230 indicators which are global in nature and universally applicable, taking into account different national realities, capacities and levels of development and responding to national policies and priorities.