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Chapter 1: Poverty and Food Price Developments

Chapter 1: Poverty and Food Price Developments »

Source: Global Monitoring Report : Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals: Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Develop

Publication Date: 25 April 2012

ISBN: 9780821394519

Keywords: food prices, food security, undernutrition, inflation, food consumption

Summary and main messages The food price spikes have prevented millions of people from escaping extreme poverty. The record prices in 2008 kept or pushed 105 million...

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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Global Monitoring Report
			: Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals:  Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals

Global Monitoring Report : Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals: Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Develop

Publication Date: 25 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821394519.019

ISBN: 9780821394519

Keywords: food prices, food security, undernutrition, inflation, food consumption

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Bangladesh
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475557053.002

ISBN: 9781475557053

Keywords: disaster management, safety nets, food security, water resources

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers are prepared by member countries in broad consultation with stakeholders and development partners, including the staffs of the World Bank and the IMF. Updated with annual progress...

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...

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...

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...

Ghana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/203

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506594.002

ISBN: 9781475506594

Keywords: human settlements, food security, technology transfer, tourism industry, industrial development

Ghana has pursued several programs to accelerate the growth of the economy. In 1995, the government presented 'Ghana: Vision 2020,' aimed at making Ghana a middle-income country in 25 years. Vision 2020 focused on...

Ghana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Volume II

Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Volume II »

Volume/Issue: 2012/204

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506600.002

ISBN: 9781475506600

Keywords: human settlements, water resources, food security, social protection, service delivery

This volume discusses the Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS I) and the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS II) that addressed the critical poverty issues in Ghana. GPRS I is a comprehensive policy document p...

Guinea
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2012/61

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502534.002

ISBN: 9781475502534

Keywords: food security, food insecurity, living conditions, social services, social protection

Guinea's 2007-10 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper is intended to reestablish strong, sustainable economic growth in a favorable political and institutional context. The percentage of underweight children under age...