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Commitment 6:

This commitment calls for accelerated economic, social and human resource development in Africa and the least developed countries. To this end, structural adjustment policies should include social development goals. Support should be given to economic reforms and food security programmes, and a solution to the debt problem should be addressed. Governments are also called on to support reform efforts and programmes chosen by the African and least developed countries.

Brackets in this commitment are confined to a single contentious paragraph, which calls for a [realistic], [effective], [equitable, development-oriented, durable] [and sustainable] solution [on all types of debt], through cancellation [or reduction] of bilateral debt.