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Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1 »

Source: A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314166

Keywords: Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros

This paper examines the growth performance of sub-Saharan African countries since 1960 through the lens of growth turning points (accelerations and decelerations) and periods of sustained growth (growth spells). Gr...

Lessons for Effective  Fiscal Decentralization in  Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2018/10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Niko Hobdari , Vina Nguyen , Salvatore Dell'Erba , and Edgardo Ruggiero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484358269.087

ISBN: 9781484358269

Keywords: Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius

Fiscal decentralization is becoming a pressing issue in a number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa, reflecting demands for a greater local voice in spending decisions and efforts to strengthen social cohesion. Aga...

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2018/9

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Ha Vu , Shirin Nikaein Towfighian , and Rodolfo Maino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484360019.087

ISBN: 9781484360019

Keywords: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti

There is significant room to improve public investment efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa. Investment in sub-Saharan African countries is lagging vis-à-vis peers such as emerging and developing Asia as well as Latin...

IMF Executive Board Approves New US$157.6 Million ECF Arrangement for Burkina Faso

IMF Executive Board Approves New US$157.6 Million ECF Arrangement for Burkina Faso »

Source: Burkina Faso : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso

Volume/Issue: 2018/81

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484347362

Keywords: Burkina Faso, Sub-Saharan Africa

Economic activity continues to recover after the 2014-2015 political transition. However, despite some improvements in recent years, Burkina Faso's human development index remains among the lowest globally and pove...

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year, US$41.6 Million ECF for Burkina Faso and US$3.9 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year, US$41.6 Million ECF for Burkina Faso and US$3.9 Million Disbursement »

Source: Burkina Faso : Seventh Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for a New Three-Year Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475581584

Keywords: Commercial banks, Economic growth, Burkina Faso, Economic indicators, Extended arrangement requests, Extended Credit Facility, Press releases, Staff Reports, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy

This paper discusses Burkina Faso's Seventh Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for a new Three-Year ECF Arrangement. Economic activity in Burkina Faso continued to grow at a bri...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Approves US$25.1 Million Disbursement for Burkina Faso

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Approves US$25.1 Million Disbursement for Burkina Faso »

Source: Burkina Faso : 2018 Article IV Consultation; First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement; Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Modification of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso

Volume/Issue: 2019/15

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394236

Keywords: Burkina Faso, Sub-Saharan Africa

Burkina Faso faces large social and physical infrastructure gaps, a deteriorating security situation, and unease among the rapidly-expanding population about economic prospects. Growth has been robust, averaging mo...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso »

Source: Burkina Faso : 2018 Article IV Consultation; First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement; Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Modification of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso

Volume/Issue: 2019/15

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394236

Keywords: Burkina Faso, Sub-Saharan Africa

Burkina Faso faces large social and physical infrastructure gaps, a deteriorating security situation, and unease among the rapidly-expanding population about economic prospects. Growth has been robust, averaging mo...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso »

Source: Burkina Faso : 2016 Article IV Consultation, Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Modification of a Performance Criterion, Extension of the Arrangement and Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso

Volume/Issue: 2016/390

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475562576

Keywords: Burkina Faso, Sub-Saharan Africa

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights a rebound in economic activity in Burkina Faso beginning in 2016, after two years of weak growth. The January terrorist attacks and delays in approving the budget weighe...