Assistance committed under the original framework is expressed in net present value (NPV) terms at the completion point, and assistance committed under the enhanced framework is expressed in NPV terms at the decision point. Hence, these two amounts cannot be added.
Under the enhanced framework, an additional disbursement is made at the completion point corresponding to interest income earned on the amount committed at the decision point but not disbursed in the interim.
The MDRI provides 100 percent debt relief to eligible member countries. Grant assistance from the MDRI Trust and HIPC resources provide debt relief to cover all debt owed to the Fund as of the end of 2004 that is still outstanding when the member qualifies for debt relief.
For any questions, please contact Caterina Ruggeri Laderchi at the World Bank (202.458.4020).
Table 1 on IDA portfolio composition (Section C below) provides details on engagement in these areas.
PBS currently accounts for about 28 percent of development assistance to Ethiopia and the quarterly findings of the JBARs trigger donor disbursements.
Note that the decrease in total disbursements in FY2006 reflects, among other things, the Bank’s decision to freeze quick-disbursing budget support through the PRSC instrument.
For any questions, please contact Peter Mwanakatwe ([216 7110 2494]) at the African Development Bank.
This refers to the Privatization Technical Assistance Project being executed by PPESA (US$4.50 million)
Examples of regular surveys are the Household Income, Consumption, and Expenditure Survey (every five years) and the Welfare Monitoring Survey (every three years). Other household and consumption surveys have been carried out by the University of Addis Ababa in collaboration with Oxford University.