GPRS II preparation was launched in September 2004, involving five Cross-Sectoral Planning Groups composed by state and non-state actors. Draft zero was completed in March 2005. Preparation of 2004 APR of GPRS I overlapped with that of the GPRS II.
Using household assets ownership data from two CWIQ surveys, asset-based poverty indices have been estimated by the World Bank staff.
The time to start new business has declined from 129 days in 2002 to 81 days by end-2005. It is still high compared to about 38 days in South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.