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I Introduction: The Key Features of the PRGF

I Introduction: The Key Features of the PRGF »

Source: Is the PRGF Living Up to Expectations?

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Gabriela Inchauste , Nita Thacker , Thomas Dorsey , Shamsuddin Tareq , Emanuele Baldacci , Sanjeev Gupta , and Mark Plant

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061125

Keywords: conditionality, pem, poverty reduction, structural conditionality, public spending

The creation of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) in late 1999 represented the culmination of more than two years of internal and external reviews and IMF policy discussions on the assessment...

II Overview of the Study Sample and Methodology

II Overview of the Study Sample and Methodology »

Source: Is the PRGF Living Up to Expectations?

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Gabriela Inchauste , Nita Thacker , Thomas Dorsey , Shamsuddin Tareq , Emanuele Baldacci , Sanjeev Gupta , and Mark Plant

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061125

Keywords: conditionality, pem, poverty reduction, structural conditionality, public spending

In reviewing the implementation of the key features, the analysis focuses on the extent to which program design in PRGF-supported programs has been consistent with these goals. Because of the early stage of...

III Key Features I and 2: Broad Ownership and Participation and Embedding the PRGF in the Overall Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction

III Key Features I and 2: Broad Ownership and Participation and Embedding the PRGF in the Overall Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Is the PRGF Living Up to Expectations?

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Gabriela Inchauste , Nita Thacker , Thomas Dorsey , Shamsuddin Tareq , Emanuele Baldacci , Sanjeev Gupta , and Mark Plant

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061125

Keywords: conditionality, pem, poverty reduction, structural conditionality, public spending

The interrelated key features 1 and 2 set out several aspects of the expected relationship between the PRGF-supported program and the PRSP. Specifically. PRGF-supported programs should be consistent with, an...

The IMF and Civil Society

The IMF and Civil Society »

Source: The IMF and Civil Society : Striking A Balance

Volume/Issue: 2001/2

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Thomas Dawson , and Gita Bhatt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451974485

Keywords: IMF and Civil Society, NGOs, debt relief, poverty reduction, structural adjustment, macroeconomic policies, low-income countries,

In the space of just a few years, the term “civil society” has entered the international policy vocabulary in many contexts. The IMF’s engagement with civil society organizations (CSOs) raises...

IMF Executive Board Removes Remedial Measures Applied to Zimbabwe

IMF Executive Board Removes Remedial Measures Applied to Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe: Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust,Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on Fund Technical Assistance, and Restoration of Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Eligibility-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561258

Keywords: Press releases, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Payments arrears, Noncooperation with Fund, Overdue obligations, Zimbabwe, Staff Reports, Settlement of overdue obligations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Technical Assistance

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT), Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on IMF technical assist...

Raising Growth and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: What Can be Done?

Raising Growth and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa : What Can be Done? »

Volume/Issue: 2000/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Hernández-Catá

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451973518.003

ISBN: 9781451973518

Keywords: Economic growth, Investment, Sub-Saharan Africa, Growth, Africa, private investment, poverty reduction, trade liberalization, macroeconomic stability, debt relief

This paper argues that sub-Saharan Africa’s growth performance needs to be improved substantially in order to raise standards of living to an acceptable level and achieve a visible reduction in poverty. The...

Reviewing Some Early Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers in Africa

Reviewing Some Early Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers in Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2001/5

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Caroline Kende-Robb , and Alison Scott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451972726.003

ISBN: 9781451972726

Keywords: Burkina Faso, Africa, Poverty, Mozambique, Mali, Gambia, The, Tanzania, Uganda, PRSP, poverty reduction

This paper reviews some early interim and full PRSPs for countries with which the authors worked during 1999-2000 (Uganda, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Mozambique, Mali and The Gambia). The purpose of the review is to c...

The IMF and Civil Society
			: Striking A Balance

The IMF and Civil Society : Striking A Balance »

Volume/Issue: 2001/2

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Thomas Dawson , and Gita Bhatt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451974485.003

ISBN: 9781451974485

Keywords: IMF and Civil Society, NGOs, debt relief, poverty reduction, structural adjustment, macroeconomic policies, low-income countries,

In the space of just a few years, the term “civil society” has entered the international policy vocabulary in many contexts. The IMF’s engagement with civil society organizations (CSOs) raises...

Panama
			: Selected Issues

Panama : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475550863.002

ISBN: 9781475550863

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Panama, Offshore financial centers, Liquidity, Western Hemisphere, Stress testing, Spillovers, Banking sector, Economic growth, Education

This paper discusses the recent economic developments, outlook, and risks for Bhutan. Following a slowdown in activity in the wake of the rupee shortage, economic growth has picked up more recently. From an average...

Zimbabwe
			: Zimbabwe: Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust,Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on Fund Technical Assistance, and Restoration of Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Eligibility-Press Release; and Staff Report

Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe: Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust,Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on Fund Technical Assistance, and Restoration of Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Eligibility-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2016/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475561258.002

ISBN: 9781475561258

Keywords: Press releases, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Payments arrears, Noncooperation with Fund, Overdue obligations, Zimbabwe, Staff Reports, Settlement of overdue obligations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Technical Assistance

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT), Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on IMF technical assist...