International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Across Africa, IMF monetary and financial sector experts are helping to develop and strengthen institutions, markets, and capacity to formulate and implement sound monetary and financial policies. Positive impact from this help is reflected in stronger financial systems that support high sustained growth rates.
Mrs. Ritha S. Khemani, Mr. Sanjeev Gupta, Mr. Calvin A McDonald, Mr. Louis Dicks-Mireaux, and Marijn Verhoeven
T he IMF is concerned with the social dimensions of its economic policy advice. The analysis and policy advice on social issues, however, are to a large extent outside the principal areas of IMFexpertise. Between the Bretton Woods institutions, the primary responsibility for social policies lies with the World Bank, and IMF staff relies upon the World Bank in this area. Other international institutions, such as regional development banks and UN agencies (e.g., International Labor Organization, United Nations Development Program, and World Health Organization