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Adam Behsudi

The viral pandemic is bringing a new global hunger crisis CONFLICT, CLIMATE SHOCKS , and economic downturns have caused acute hunger among 135 million people worldwide in 2019, according to the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises . The report, now in its fourth year, documents a troubling trend: the number of people facing a food security crisis or worse continues to tick up from 108 million in 2016. As the pandemic roils economies and strains public health systems, the impact is most prominent in vulnerable countries, where fears of a “hunger pandemic

International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Wynter explains the challenges of modernizing monetary policy Picture This Food Insecure The viral pandemic is bringing a new global hunger crisis Adam Behsudi Back to Basics What Is Debt Sustainability? Many factors go into assessing how much debt a developing economy can safely carry Dalia Hakura Book Reviews Angrynomics , Eric Lonergan and Mark Blyth The Economics of Belonging , Martin Sandbu Currency Notes Making History Tunisia honors the country’s first female physician on its 10

International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

prices D. Hunger crisis ANNEXES List of Boxes Box 1. Reminder on the GPRSP 1 process in DRC Box 2. What is a PRSP? Box 3. Simulation of Poverty in the DRC: Methodology of Simulatio Box 4. Progress towards the MDGs Box 5. Main obstacles to economic growth in the DRC Box 6. Vision 26/25 Box 7. Key actions of the Strategic Plan for Public Finance Reform Box 8. Performance indicators Box 9. Why the performance? Box 10. DRC Statistics: Problems of data comparability Box 11. Forestry Code Box 12. Job creation and achievement of

International Monetary Fund. Communications Department
Finance & Development, September 2020
International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper on the Democratic Republic of Congo discusses economic policies and development. The macroeconomic and budget framework has been developed to take into account the effects of sectoral policies to maintain macroeconomic stability, a necessary condition for laying the foundation of economic growth and poverty reduction. It is based on the profile of public spending, the assessment of costs for achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2020, and the sector-based economic growth theories taking into account the uncertainties of the international environment and the real potential of the Congolese economy. It is found that it allows for a realistic programming of public spending while highlighting the main budgetary choices proposed by the government.
International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper on the Democratic Republic of Congo discusses economic policies and development. The macroeconomic and budget framework has been developed to take into account the effects of sectoral policies to maintain macroeconomic stability, a necessary condition for laying the foundation of economic growth and poverty reduction. It is based on the profile of public spending, the assessment of costs for achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2020, and the sector-based economic growth theories taking into account the uncertainties of the international environment and the real potential of the Congolese economy. It is found that it allows for a realistic programming of public spending while highlighting the main budgetary choices proposed by the government.