The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Zambia: The role of records and archives in their attainment
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This article examines the role played by records and archives in the attainment of each of the eight (8) MDGs in Zambia. A number of studies have examined the role of records and archives in development. However, few studies have investigated the link between the MDGs and Records and archives. This paper provides a critical review of studies on the role of records and archives in the attainment of the MDGs. The paper begins by highlighting the eight (8) MDGs. In addition, the paper discusses records and archival information. The paper further discusses the contribution of records and archival information in the attainment of the MDGs. Finally, it discusses why records and archives are under- utilised in many regions and the way forward.