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A Quality of Growth Index for Developing Countries
			: A Proposal

A Quality of Growth Index for Developing Countries : A Proposal »

Volume/Issue: 2014/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , Rene Tapsoba , and Sampawende Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498379274.001

ISBN: 9781498379274

Keywords: Quality of growth, primary school, primary school completion rate, primary school completion, pro-poor, General, General, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

This paper proposes a new quality of growth index (QGI) for developing countries. The index encompasses both the intrinsic nature and social dimensions of growth, and is computed for over 90 countries for the perio...

Inclusive Growth
			: An Application of the Social Opportunity Function to Selected African Countries

Inclusive Growth : An Application of the Social Opportunity Function to Selected African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2013/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olumuyiwa Adedeji , Huancheng Du , and Maxwell Opoku-Afari

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484360880.001

ISBN: 9781484360880

Keywords: social opportunity curve, equity, education, school enrollment, access to education, education system, education for all, Health and Inequality, Education and Inequality, General

The inclusiveness of growth depends on the extent of access to economic and social opportunities. This paper applies the concept of social opportunity function to ascertain the inclusiveness of growth episodes in s...

Republic of Congo
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Republic of Congo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/242

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505986.002

ISBN: 9781475505986

Keywords: urban development, business climate, drinking water, land reform, social welfare, Congo,

The government of the Republic of Congo launched a program aimed at consolidating peace and promoting economic and social development. The objectives included improvement of governance and consolidation of peace an...

Burundi
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP II)

Burundi : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP II) »

Volume/Issue: 2012/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505009.002

ISBN: 9781475505009

Keywords: primary education, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy, primary school, vulnerable groups

The Joint Staff Advisory Note gives positive feedback on the elaborations made in Burundi's Poverty Reduction Strategy Report (PRSR-II), and commends the measures taken to eliminate the implementation weaknesses an...

Burundi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper II

Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper II »

Volume/Issue: 2012/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504996.002

ISBN: 9781475504996

Keywords: legal framework, social services, social sectors, business climate, drinking water

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper II (PRSP-II) examines the major development challenges faced by Burundi. The paper identifies achievements in areas such as security and governance, but draws attention to the b...

Djibouti
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Djibouti : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2012/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504132.002

ISBN: 9781475504132

Keywords: gross enrollment, street children, gross enrollment ratio, primary education, vocational training

The modern economy of the Republic of Djibouti is based on rents directly or indirectly originating from the international port of Djibouti and from the country's strategic position. The Poverty Reduction Strategy...

Kenya
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report

Kenya : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2012/10

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463931896.002

ISBN: 9781463931896

Keywords: mtef, primary school, primary education, expenditure, net enrollment ratio

This progress report focuses on Medium-Term Plan (MTP) implementation by 2011 in Kenya, including specific progress on the attainment of MDG goals. The report presents the updated MTP program for 2012-13, including...

Nicaragua
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report on National Human Development Plan as of 2010

Nicaragua : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report on National Human Development Plan as of 2010 »

Volume/Issue: 2011/323

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463924591.002

ISBN: 9781463924591

Keywords: primary school, primary education, foreign trade, free trade, balance of payments

This paper reports on progress made on Nicaragua's National Human Development Plan as of 2010. The operational goal for Nicaragua's National Human Development Plan is economic growth with increased employment and r...

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Growth and Transformation Plan 2010/11:  2014/15

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Growth and Transformation Plan 2010/11: 2014/15 »

Volume/Issue: 2011/303

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463921989.002

ISBN: 9781463921989

Keywords: primary education, inflation, primary school, monetary policy, real interest rates

Ethiopia's growth and transformation plan (GTP) for the periods 2010/2011 and 2014/2015 is reviewed by the joint staff advisory note has been discussed in this study. The macroeconomic framework designed to improve...

Liberia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Second Annual Progress Report, 2009-10

Liberia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Second Annual Progress Report, 2009-10 »

Volume/Issue: 2011/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462326433.002

ISBN: 9781462326433

Keywords: roads, road, teacher training, feeder roads, completion rate

Poverty has been a major challenge for Liberia. All developmental, governance, and social indicators have shown improvement as a result of a more robust implementation strategy led by the government with the suppor...

Republic of Mozambique
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Republic of Mozambique : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/132

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455281558.002

ISBN: 9781455281558

Keywords: vocational training, young people, primary school, food security, vulnerable groups

The Poverty Reduction Action Plan (PARP) 2011-14 is the medium-term strategy of the Government of Mozambique for putting into operation the Five-Year Government Program (2010-14). This medium-term instrument is par...

Burundi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2011/53

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455217731.002

ISBN: 9781455217731

Keywords: primary school, enrollment, primary education, enrollment rate

The government of Burundi undertook to prepare the first Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Framework (GPRSF). The general framework for most economic and social development programs initiated by Burundi and its...

The Gambia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

The Gambia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2011/27

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455213856.002

ISBN: 9781455213856

Keywords: teachers, teacher training, teaching, formal education, Gambia,

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) describes The Gambia's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, external financing needs, and major sources of financing...

Tanzania
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Tanzania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/17

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455213689.002

ISBN: 9781455213689

Keywords: youth, teachers, teaching, early childhood development, Tanzania, United Republic of,

Tanzania's Second National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (NSGRP II) is a continuation of government and national commitments to accelerate economic growth and fight poverty. Though MKUKUTA I (NSGRP...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report

Guinea-Bissau : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2010/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455213511.002

ISBN: 9781455213511

Keywords: budget, public administration, debt, revenues, government finance

Guinea-Bissau's first National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (NPRSP) established the strategic directions, primary objectives, and commitments by the country and its people to reduce poverty and achieve the MDGs...

Cape Verde
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

Cape Verde : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2010/367

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455212989.002

ISBN: 9781455212989

Keywords: budget, vocational training, youth, public administration

The development policy of Cape Verde has evolved in a setting of severe structural constraints and persistent restrictions, with potential impediments to growth. The ongoing process of change adopts a transformatio...

Senegal
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Senegal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2010/368

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455212880.002

ISBN: 9781455212880

Keywords: budget, beneficiaries, public procurement, basic social services, national statistics

It is vital to achieve both high levels of sustained, long lasting growth and better income distribution through the Accelerated Growth Strategy in Senegal. In terms of macroeconomic performance, the annual average...

Burundi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Second Implementation Report

Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Second Implementation Report »

Volume/Issue: 2010/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455208340.002

ISBN: 9781455208340

Keywords: primary school, teachers, primary education, youth

The implementation of the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Framework (GPRSF) first describes the characteristics of poverty in Burundi before proceeding to review progress made in terms of each strategic axis....

Mali
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

Mali : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2010/266

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455203314.002

ISBN: 9781455203314

Keywords: vocational training, food security, primary education, community schools, formal education

Following an evaluation of the first Poverty Reduction Strategy Framework (PRSF) of Mali, the government adopted the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Framework (GPRSF) document, which aims at reducing poverty...

Cameroon
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Cameroon : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2010/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205752.002

ISBN: 9781455205752

Keywords: employment, vocational training, primary education, primary school, primary schools

The Cameroonian authorities found irregularities while implementing the first Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The process of revising the strategy of PRSP I has resulted in the growth and employment strate...

Chad
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Joint Staff Advisory Note

Chad : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2010/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455203345.002

ISBN: 9781455203345

Keywords: expenditure, primary education, school construction, health expenditure

Implementation of Chad's first National Poverty Reduction Strategy was undermined by persistent internal conflict, weak governance, and lack of commitment to and ownership of economic and social reforms. The focus...

Chad
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Chad : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2010/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455203338.002

ISBN: 9781455203338

Keywords: education, primary school, primary education, enrollment

In October 2006, the Chadian government prepared a second National Poverty Reduction Strategy (NPRS2). NPRS2 analyzed poverty in Chad, reviewed the results of the first NPRS and progress toward the Millennium Devel...

Kenya
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Kenya : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2010/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455207589.002

ISBN: 9781455207589

Keywords: per, primary schools, primary school, primary education, special needs

The Medium Term Plan (MTP) identifies the key policy actions and reforms, as well as programs and projects that the Grand Coalition Government in Kenya intends to implement. The overall objective is to realize a hi...

Pakistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Pakistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2010/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205226.002

ISBN: 9781455205226

Keywords: education, literacy, ger, ner, teachers

The distribution of poor population in Pakistan suggests that almost 75 percent of the poor are clustered around the poverty line. The economy moved to a higher growth trajectory in the vicinity of 6-7 percent real...

Bhutan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bhutan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2010/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455207381.002

ISBN: 9781455207381

Keywords: education, youth, literacy, teachers, human development

Bhutan has evolved from a closed economy to a trading nation that exhibits a high degree of dependence on trade. Exports have grown rapidly but overall the country's trade deficit continues to widen owing to an eve...

Uganda
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Uganda : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2010/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455204373.002

ISBN: 9781455204373

Keywords: teachers, science, primary education, primary school

Uganda's National Development Plan (NDP) stipulates medium-term strategic direction, development priorities, and implementation strategies. It also details Uganda's current development status, challenges, and oppor...

Togo
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2009-11)

Togo : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2009-11) »

Volume/Issue: 2010/30

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836684.002

ISBN: 9781451836684

Keywords: community development, education sector, primary education, poverty reduction strategy

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Togo builds on the strategy laid out in the Interim Strategy for Poverty Reduction (I-PRSP). Owing to circumstances largely beyond the control of the authorities, the result...

Togo
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2009-11)

Togo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2009-11) »

Volume/Issue: 2010/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836691.002

ISBN: 9781451836691

Keywords: safe drinking water, gross enrollment, primary school, primary education

This paper focuses on Togo's Poverty Reduction Strategy. The Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper adopted by the government in March 2008 has allowed Togo once again to benefit from international financial coop...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Afghanistan National Development Strategy:  First Annual Report (2008/09)

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Afghanistan National Development Strategy: First Annual Report (2008/09) »

Volume/Issue: 2009/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451800425.002

ISBN: 9781451800425

Keywords: civil service, service delivery, ministry of justice, primary school, vocational education

This paper discusses key findings of the First Annual Report (2008/09) on the Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS). The economic and security situation was particularly challenging during the first year...

Central African Republic
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  First Annual Progress Report

Central African Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: First Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2009/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451806748.002

ISBN: 9781451806748

Keywords: young people, primary school, vocational training, food security, living conditions

This paper discusses key findings of the first annual progress report on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Central African Republic. The first year of PRSP implementation was characterized by an unfav...

Ghana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  2006 Annual Progress Report

Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: 2006 Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2009/237

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815023.002

ISBN: 9781451815023

Keywords: pregnant women, service delivery, hiv/aids, primary education, maternal mortality

This paper presents key findings of the assessment of progress made in the implementation of policies outlined in the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS II, 2006-2009) for Ghana. The paper provides an asse...

Ghana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2009/238

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815030.002

ISBN: 9781451815030

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, primary education, enrollment rates, primary school

This Joint Staff Advisory Note provides IMF staff advice on key priorities for strengthening the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS II) for Ghana and for ensuring its effective implementation. It highlight...

Djibouti
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Djibouti : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2009/203

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451810691.002

ISBN: 9781451810691

Keywords: vocational training, young people, street children, primary school, food security

Following a participatory process involving all development players, the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) on Djibouti sets goals for poverty reduction and improvement of inhabitants' living conditions. Analy...

Burundi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2009/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802993.002

ISBN: 9781451802993

Keywords: expenditures, primary school, primary education, enrollment rate, primary schools

This paper discusses findings of the annual progress report on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Burundi. The report reveals that a number of decisive steps have been taken to promote political governance. T...

Burundi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2009/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803006.002

ISBN: 9781451803006

Keywords: primary school, poverty reduction strategy, primary education, primary school enrollments

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report (APR) for Burundi. Slow implementation of structural reforms, a sharp decline in coffee production, and the unst...

The Gambia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

The Gambia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2009/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815641.002

ISBN: 9781451815641

Keywords: hiv/aids, hiv, service delivery, civic education, pregnant women

The paper presents the Annual Progress report on The Gambia's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. This has enabled the government to substantially reduce the stock of domestic arrears that have been due to contractor...

Republic of Madagascar
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report for 2007 and First Semester of 2008

Republic of Madagascar : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report for 2007 and First Semester of 2008 »

Volume/Issue: 2009/10

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451825473.002

ISBN: 9781451825473

Keywords: primary school, secondary, secondary school, teachers

The report examines the annual report of Madagascar's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. Madagascar's economic situation has been characterized by steady growth estimated at 5.0 percent on average against an average...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/342

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822618.002

ISBN: 9781451822618

Keywords: public expenditure, expenditure, per, primary education, public expenditure review

This Annual Progress Report (APR) reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR). Noticeable improvements have also occurred in many economic, social, institutional, and leg...

Sierra Leone
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

Sierra Leone : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451834628.002

ISBN: 9781451834628

Keywords: hiv/aids, primary schools, pupil teacher ratio, maternal mortality, primary school

This report describes the progress made in implementing the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Sierra Leone covering the period 2005-07. Efforts to reform the public sector were not successful. Management and Fun...

Cape Verde
			: Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy Paper - II

Cape Verde : Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy Paper - II »

Volume/Issue: 2008/242

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451809473.002

ISBN: 9781451809473

Keywords: education, youth, vocational training, partnerships, basic education

This paper focuses on Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy Paper-II (GPRSP II) for Cape Verde. The GPRSP II is formulated with reference to five major strategic aims concerning good governance, human capital, comp...

Benin
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report

Benin : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803563.002

ISBN: 9781451803563

Keywords: primary education, primary school, pregnant women, health services, gross enrolment

This paper reviews the Annual Progress Report (APR) on Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) on Benin. The APR presents an overview of the implementation of the strategy addressing in turn the new vision of devel...

Liberia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Liberia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822984.002

ISBN: 9781451822984

Keywords: education, youth, primary school, teachers, public institutions

This paper discusses implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) in Liberia. Liberia's PRS articulates the government's overall vision and major strategies for moving toward rapid, inclusive, and sustain...

Burkina Faso
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/212

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803969.002

ISBN: 9781451803969

Keywords: young people, vocational training, primary education, social protection, secondary education, Mining secto, Poverty Reduction Strategy Papersr,

This annual progress report reviews Burkina Faso's Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs). The regional integration dynamics was considered as an action variable that allowed Burkina Faso to better insert itself...

Republic of Mozambique
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report:  Review of the Economic and Social Plan for 2007

Republic of Mozambique : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report: Review of the Economic and Social Plan for 2007 »

Volume/Issue: 2009/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827361.002

ISBN: 9781451827361

Keywords: hiv/aids, teacher training, primary education, pregnant women, primary school

This Annual Progress Report reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and Economic and Social Plan for 2007 for Mozambique. The report presents the new simplified structure adopted in the Review of the First Hal...

São Tomé and Príncipe
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report

São Tomé and Príncipe : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/155

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451835168.002

ISBN: 9781451835168

Keywords: primary education, public expenditure, expenditure, expenditures, teacher training

The second Annual Progress Report (APR) evaluates progress of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) implementation aimed to promote growth and reduce poverty of São Tomé and Príncipe. The report recognizes the ne...

São Tomé and Príncipe
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

São Tomé and Príncipe : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/154

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451835151.002

ISBN: 9781451835151

Keywords: primary education, secondary education, basic education, enrollment rate, vocational training

São Tomé and Principe's economy is heavily dependent on the international economy. The study assessed the country's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction. The imp...

Togo
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Togo : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836615.002

ISBN: 9781451836615

Keywords: primary school, primary education, hiv/aids, pregnant women, health care

From 2001, Togo has been engaged in the process of preparing its poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSP). As a result of the social and political crisis, Togo's economy has been affected severely. To overcome this...

Benin
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Growth Strategy for Poverty Reduction

Benin : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Growth Strategy for Poverty Reduction »

Volume/Issue: 2008/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803549.002

ISBN: 9781451803549

Keywords: education, primary education, literacy, teachers, gross enrollment

Benin has been implementing a national poverty reduction strategy for sustainable human development. The government of Benin judiciously stressed the development of the social sector and improved governance to deve...

Benin
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-2005 Progress Report

Benin : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-2005 Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803532.002

ISBN: 9781451803532

Keywords: primary school, maternal mortality, mortality rate, primary education, pregnant women

This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) was developed based on a long participatory process based on an institutional mechanism involving all socioeconomic development actors in the country. The annual review...

Maldives
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Maldives : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/26

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451825510.002

ISBN: 9781451825510

Keywords: education, youth, basic education, teachers, young people

The Seventh National Development Plan of the Maldives envisages sustainable development with economic growth, social equity, environment protection, and good governance. The report assesses the policies and strateg...

United Republic of Tanzania
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Implementation Report 2006/07

United Republic of Tanzania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Implementation Report 2006/07 »

Volume/Issue: 2008/22

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451838541.002

ISBN: 9781451838541

Keywords: primary schools, social protection, vulnerable groups, primary school, primary education

The MKUKUTA Annual Implementation Report (MAIR) is one of the outputs of the Tanzanian government's monitoring system. The objective of this report is to contribute to all government reporting systems, which includ...

Guinea
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815320.002

ISBN: 9781451815320

Keywords: primary school, hiv/aids, enrollment rate, mortality rate

The health of the population in Guinea is also one of the determinants of poverty, owing to its impact on the ability of the population to work with vigor. There are large disparities depending on the urban/rural r...

Guinea
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2008/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815337.002

ISBN: 9781451815337

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, primary education, poverty reduction strategy paper, public expenditure, external debt

Despite notable potential in mining and agriculture, Guinea's macroeconomic situation deteriorated between 2002 and 2006. Since April 2007, the government has begun to stabilize the economy by tightening fiscal and...

Cameroon
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

Cameroon : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/1

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808247.002

ISBN: 9781451808247

Keywords: budget, revenues, budget law, budget execution, government budget

The growth rate of agriculture in Cameroon was estimated at 3.3 percent in 2006, compared with 2.7 percent in 2005. This is owing to increased activity in the food agriculture sector (4.3 percent) and in forestry a...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Guinea-Bissau : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/340

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815832.002

ISBN: 9781451815832

Keywords: primary education, poverty reduction strategy, teacher training, poverty reduction strategy paper

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the first full Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) prepared by the government of Guinea-Bissau. The PRSP was prepared within a participatory process, and builds on grassro...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Guinea-Bissau : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2007/339

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815825.002

ISBN: 9781451815825

Keywords: education, basic education, youth, teachers, enrollment rate

This paper presents an overview of the National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (NPRSP) for Guinea-Bissau. The paper discusses the phenomenon of poverty, its dimensions, extent, and distribution by category and re...

Democratic Republic of the Congo
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Democratic Republic of the Congo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2007/330

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808445.002

ISBN: 9781451808445

Keywords: hiv/aids, primary education, primary school, gross enrollment, gross enrollment ratio

This paper presents an overview of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy Paper (PRGSP) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The process of preparing the final PRGSP was complicated and laborious, but...

Burkina Faso
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2007/320

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803921.002

ISBN: 9781451803921

Keywords: vocational training, food security, primary school, young people, child labor

This report reviews the Priority Action Program (PAP) for Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) implementation in Burkina Faso. The PAP makes the PRSP operational and increases the visibility of public policies i...

Zambia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Zambia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2007/276

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841305.002

ISBN: 9781451841305

Keywords: education, youth, science, basic education, teachers

This paper discusses implementation of the Fifth National Development Plan (FNDP) in Zambia. The planning process of the FNDP integrated views from the Provincial and District Development Plans approved by the resp...

Chad
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  2005 Annual Implementation Progress Report

Chad : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: 2005 Annual Implementation Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2007/282

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836479.002

ISBN: 9781451836479

Keywords: expenditure, per, public expenditure, primary school, expenditures

This paper discusses key findings of the National Poverty Reduction Strategy (NPRS) Monitoring and Implementation Report 2005 for Chad. The strategy is based on the attainment of five core objectives: good governan...

Nigeria
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report

Nigeria : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2007/270

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451829037.002

ISBN: 9781451829037

Keywords: primary education, births, service delivery, hiv/aids, education sector

This paper discusses the progress report on the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) for Nigeria. The NEEDS 2004-07 is Nigeria's reform based medium-term plan for economic recovery, growth...

Kenya
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report:  2003/2004

Kenya : Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report: 2003/2004 »

Volume/Issue: 2007/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451821154.002

ISBN: 9781451821154

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, per, primary education, expenditures

Kenya's Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual progress report highlights that sound macroeconomic management policies are finally beginning to yield results in terms of macroeconomic growth, which is the underpinning f...

Kenya
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report:  2004/2005

Kenya : Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report: 2004/2005 »

Volume/Issue: 2007/159

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451821161.002

ISBN: 9781451821161

Keywords: per, expenditure, primary education, public expenditure, primary school

This paper examines Kenya's Poverty Reduction Strategy annual progress report. The Investment Program for the Economic Recovery Strategy is Kenya's medium-term strategy to foster economic growth and reduce poverty....

IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 03

IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 03 »

Volume/Issue: 36/3

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451938203.023

ISBN: 9781451938203

Keywords: international monetary fund, private partnerships, macroeconomic implications, macroeconomic management, education

Eminent persons report, IMF income, IMF gold, Andrew Crockett, financial soundness indicators, European economy, Michael Deppler interview, Germany, France, European labor, European competitiveness, flat tax, Micha...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2007/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827613.002

ISBN: 9781451827613

Keywords: vocational training, food security, living conditions, gross enrollment, gross enrollment ratio

This paper discusses implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) in Mauritania. The second phase of the PRSP is accompanied by a Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) for 2006-10. MTEF determin...

Uganda
			: Managing More Effective Decentralization

Uganda : Managing More Effective Decentralization »

Volume/Issue: 2006/279

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giorgio Brosio , Ehtisham Ahmad , and Maria Gonzalez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865394.001

ISBN: 9781451865394

Keywords: local authorities, local governments, primary education, local government, primary school, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

This Working Paper should not be reported as representing the views of the IMF. The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the IMF or IMF policy....

Guyana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report 2005

Guyana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report 2005 »

Volume/Issue: 2006/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816778.002

ISBN: 9781451816778

Keywords: primary schools, primary school, hiv/aids, health care, teacher training

Despite the continued vulnerability of the economy to exogenous shocks, the inadequacy of infrastructure, and the weakness of existing institutional capacity, there has been considerable progress in actions and ref...

Nepal
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Nepal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/366

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830040.002

ISBN: 9781451830040

Keywords: expenditure, primary education, primary school, primary schools, mtef

The achievements in the third year of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper implementation have been satisfactory, given the difficult development environment resulting from the violent conflict and continued politi...

Burkina Faso
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/357

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803884.002

ISBN: 9781451803884

Keywords: hiv/aids, stis, primary school, literacy training, pregnant women

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) prepared by the Burkinabè government forms the principal benchmark for all development actors, and reaffirms the urgency of attacking poverty from a structural perspectiv...

The External Financing of Emerging Market Countries
			: Evidence from Two Waves of Financial Globalization

The External Financing of Emerging Market Countries : Evidence from Two Waves of Financial Globalization »

Volume/Issue: 2006/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aleksandar Zaklan , Paolo Mauro , Martín Minnoni , and Andre Faria

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864656.001

ISBN: 9781451864656

Keywords: external liabilities, international financial integration, primary enrollment, bond, bonds, school enrollment, primary school, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

We trace the history of where and why investors from the most advanced countries directed funds, ultimately helping finance economic development in emerging market countries. To do this, we analyze the determinants...

Ghana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814941.002

ISBN: 9781451814941

Keywords: primary schools, hiv/aids, primary education, primary school, maternal mortality

This is the third Annual Progress Report on the implementation of the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS). Both the budget and the GPRS propose to tackle issues including reduction in the domestic debt, reducti...

Union of the Comoros
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Union of the Comoros : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2006/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451809145.002

ISBN: 9781451809145

Keywords: primary school, health services, formal education, fertility rate

The Union of the Comoros's Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRGS) paper reports that the government's macroeconomic objectives under the PRGS framework entail preserving major economic equilibria. To increase co...

Malawi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Malawi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/155

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828115.002

ISBN: 9781451828115

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, primary education, expenditures, learning materials

This paper reviews the Annual Progress Report on Malawi's Poverty Reduction Strategy (MPRS). The poverty situation remained high over the implementation period of the MPRS. The government continued funding activiti...

Namibia
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Namibia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2006/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828429.002

ISBN: 9781451828429

Keywords: schooling, secondary, high school, primary schooling

This Selected Issues paper analyzes unemployment and education in Namibia. Using the Afrobarometer Project survey data, the paper develops some stylized facts about the Namibian labor market, focusing on the link b...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix

Kingdom of Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix »

Volume/Issue: 2006/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451978049.002

ISBN: 9781451978049

Keywords: education, youth, primary education, basic education, formal education

This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for the Kingdom of Lesotho presents a determined plan in pursuance of high and sustainable equity-based economic growth. It contains medium-term objectives and strategies to ad...

Guinea
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Second Annual Progress Report

Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Second Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815290.002

ISBN: 9781451815290

Keywords: per, expenditure, enrollment rate, primary education, gross enrollment

This paper presents key findings of the Annual Progress Report (APR) on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Guinea. Conditions for implementing the Poverty Reduction Strategy were particularly difficult...

Rwanda
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Rwanda : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/61

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451833393.002

ISBN: 9781451833393

Keywords: hiv/aids, primary education, hiv, health services, pregnant women

This paper reviews the Annual Progress Report for Rwanda's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The performance of the Rwandan economy improved in 2004. GDP growth increased from 0.9 percent to 4.2 percent. The...

Albania
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report

Albania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451800845.002

ISBN: 9781451800845

Keywords: primary education, curricula, maternal mortality, public expenditure

This paper reviews the progress report on implementation of the National Strategy for Socio-Economic Development (NSSED) during 2004 in Albania. The NSSED established a multiyear plan to combat poverty and strength...

Bangladesh
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/434

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451804171.002

ISBN: 9781451804171

Keywords: primary education, primary school, health care, mortality rate, birth, Bangladesh:,

This paper reviews Bangladesh's National Strategy for Accelerated Poverty Reduction (NSAPR). The main goal of Bangladesh's Poverty Reduction Strategy is based on a vision for poverty reduction formed on the basis o...

Bangladesh
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/410

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451957280.002

ISBN: 9781451957280

Keywords: primary education, primary school, health care, mortality rate, birth

This paper focuses on the National Strategy for Accelerated Poverty Reduction for Bangladesh. The paper discusses that accelerating growth and bringing a pro-poor orientation in the growth process would be achieved...

Mongolia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Mongolia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/405

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451826890.002

ISBN: 9781451826890

Keywords: budget, interest, state budget, interest rate, ministry of finance

This paper reviews Mongolia's Economic Growth Support Poverty Reduction Strategy (EGSPRS) Implementation Progress Report 2004. Mongolia's GDP grew by 5.6 percent in 2003, a fulfillment of the goal set out in the Ma...

Zimbabwe
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Zimbabwe : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2005/359

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841503.002

ISBN: 9781451841503

Keywords: hiv/aids, education, primary education, hiv, teachers

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes recent trends in poverty and social indicators for Zimbabwe. It discusses land reform, agricultural policies, and the outcomes. The paper presents backgr...

Nepal
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Nepal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/351

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830019.002

ISBN: 9781451830019

Keywords: expenditure, mtef, per, public expenditure, primary education

This progress report presents key findings of the assessment of Nepal's Tenth Plan-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The report presents an overview of poverty in Nepal, the key elements of the Poverty Reduc...

Burkina Faso
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803815.002

ISBN: 9781451803815

Keywords: vocational training, living conditions, food security, primary school, gross enrollment

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) on Burkina Faso explains economic growth and persistence. The government intends to strengthen the foundations of macroeconomic and financial stability, and enhance compe...

Burkina Faso
			: Priority Action Program to Implement the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper 2004:  2006

Burkina Faso : Priority Action Program to Implement the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper 2004: 2006 »

Volume/Issue: 2005/341

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803839.002

ISBN: 9781451803839

Keywords: expenditure, capital expenditure, vocational training, public expenditure, mtef

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) on Burkina Faso focus on recapitulation of major long-term development. To improve the identification and targeting of the major public actions that contribute to comba...

Republic of Mozambique
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Republic of Mozambique : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/310

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827231.002

ISBN: 9781451827231

Keywords: teacher training, hiv/aids, pregnant women, primary education, number of children

This Annual Progress Report reviews Mozambique's Economic and Social Plan for 2004. The report states that in 2004, public sector reforms were continued and consolidated. There was notable growth in social and econ...

Uganda
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Uganda : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 August 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451838770.002

ISBN: 9781451838770

Keywords: budget, public expenditure, public sector, local government, deficit

This paper discusses Uganda's Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP) 2004/05-2007/08. The PEAP provides an overarching framework to guide public action to eradicate poverty. It has been prepared through a consultat...

Malawi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Malawi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828078.002

ISBN: 9781451828078

Keywords: expenditure, primary education, total expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures

This paper analyzes key findings of the second progress report on Malawi's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The second progress report has focused on assessing inputs, outputs, and to some extent outcomes o...

Finance & Development, June 2005

Finance & Development, June 2005 »

Volume/Issue: 42/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451953954.002

ISBN: 9781451953954

Keywords: primary education, monetary fund, elementary education, universal primary education, Letters to the Editor,

The paper highlights that over the past century, access to education has increased enormously, illiteracy has fallen dramatically, and a higher proportion of people are completing primary, secondary, or tertiary ed...

Educating Children in Poor Countries

Educating Children in Poor Countries »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Eva Jenkner , and Arye Hillman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062436.051

ISBN: 9781589062436

Keywords: primary education, primary school, schooling, school enrollment, school attendance

In an ideal world, primary education would be universal and publicly financed, and all children would be able to attend school regardless of their parents' ability or willingness to pay. In many poor countries, how...

Zambia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Zambia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841244.002

ISBN: 9781451841244

Keywords: road, feeder roads, education, roads, access roads

This paper reviews Zambia's Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Implementation Progress Report. The report reviews the status of the Poverty Reducing Programs (PRPs) for July 2003-June 2004. It notes imp...

Rwanda
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Rwanda : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451833348.002

ISBN: 9781451833348

Keywords: budget, debt, public sector, budget execution, local government

This paper examines the Annual Progress Report (APR) on Rwanda's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The 2004 APR is an important progress marker in Rwanda's long-term vision to reduce the proportion of Rwanda...

Honduras
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Honduras : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817096.002

ISBN: 9781451817096

Keywords: primary education, primary schools, primary school, maternal mortality, health services

This report highlights progress made in implementing the Honduran Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) from the time of its approval by the Government of Honduras in August 2001 to the present. The report monitors the...

Niger
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Niger : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828665.002

ISBN: 9781451828665

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, primary education, gross enrollment, poverty reduction strategy paper, gross enrollment ratio

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report for Niger. The lackluster economic performance in 2004 underscores Niger's vulnerability to exogenous shocks. The progress...

Kenya
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Kenya : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451821130.002

ISBN: 9781451821130

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, per, mtef

This paper on Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) on Kenya explains macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs an...

Republic of Madagascar
			: Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Completion Point Document

Republic of Madagascar : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Completion Point Document »

Volume/Issue: 2004/406

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451935028.002

ISBN: 9781451935028

Keywords: debt relief, debt service, primary schools, external debt, commercial creditors

This paper reviews Madagascar's progress under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. Total assistance to be provided to Madagascar under the HIPC Initiative amounts to US$836 million in net present...

Republic of Madagascar
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Republic of Madagascar : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/402

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451936773.002

ISBN: 9781451936773

Keywords: teachers, education, primary school, primary schools

This paper examines the first annual report on the implementation of Madagascar's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The report reviews the status of achievements on policy measures, action plans, as well as...

Guinea
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/375

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815214.002

ISBN: 9781451815214

Keywords: primary school, evaluation system, enrolment ratio, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy

This paper reviews the Progress Report for Guinea's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). Several measures were taken at the institutional, technical, and human levels to improve the mobilization of fiscal resou...

Rwanda
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Rwanda : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/273

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451833300.002

ISBN: 9781451833300

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, per, primary education, mtef

Rwanda's Second and Third Reviews Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria are discussed. After an extended period characterized by a strong expansion of econo...

Ghana
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Ghana : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/208

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814859.002

ISBN: 9781451814859

Keywords: public expenditure, expenditure, expenditure management, public expenditure management, primary school

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 Progre...