The IMF Country Reports Series covers economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with officials of the country, is published at the option of the member.
The Joint Staff Assessment (JSA) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report on Ghana evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of poverty reduction objectives and strategies. The 2003 Annual Progress Report (APR) of the authorities' poverty reduction strategy provides a review of recent developments and outcomes under the first year of implementation. Structural reform in certain sectors, such as power and education, contributes toward the achievement of the goal of eliminating gender disparity in access to primary education.