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CHAPTER IV. Sustaining Growth in Africa

CHAPTER IV. Sustaining Growth in Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2005, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2005

ISBN: 9781589064430

Keywords: oil-producing countries, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rate regime

Are improvements in growth in SSA since the mid-1990s sustainable? This chapter 1 examines this question in three stages. First, it explores the factors contributing to this recen...

Climate and Economic Development: Is the location of many developing countries in the tropics a cause of their poverty?

Climate and Economic Development: Is the location of many developing countries in the tropics a cause of their poverty? »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1973

ISBN: 9781616353124

Keywords: economic development, temperate zone, soils, tropical soils, tropical areas

This paper reviews the influence of the tropical climate on economic development. The paper highlights that the effect of climate is clearly not the only ruling constraint on economic development. It is claimed tha...

Global Monitoring Report, 2010
			: The MDGs after the Crisis

Global Monitoring Report, 2010 : The MDGs after the Crisis »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455215959.019

ISBN: 9781455215959

Keywords: hiv/aids, safety nets, maternal mortality, external shocks, infant mortality

What is the human cost of the global economic crisis? This year's Global Monitoring Report, The MDGs after the Crisis, examines the impact of the worst recession since the Great Depression on poverty and human deve...

4 Growth-Oriented Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Outcomes

4 Growth-Oriented Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Outcomes »

Source: Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Alejandro Izquierdo , Ward Brown , Brian Ames , and Shatayanan Devarajan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060173

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, macroeconomic stability, fixed exchange rate, exchange rate regime

Since the emphasis of this pamphlet is on the role of macroeconomic policy in supporting a country’s poverty reduction strategy, the discussion of macroeconomic policies in this section focuses on countries...

Democratic Republic of the Congo
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report

Democratic Republic of the Congo : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/223

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451928945.002

ISBN: 9781451928945

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, national poverty reduction strategy, pro-poor, financial resources

This paper focuses on the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) Preparation Status Report. DRC's I-PRSP is based on three fundamental pillars, namely: peace and...

Democratic Republic of the Congo
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report

Democratic Republic of the Congo : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/269

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808346.002

ISBN: 9781451808346

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, pro-poor, reform program

In this paper, the implementation of the activities under the interim poverty reduction strategy and progress toward the elaboration of poverty reduction strategy are described. Institutional framework is strengthe...

Democratic Republic of the Congo
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report

Democratic Republic of the Congo : Joint Staff Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/268

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808339.002

ISBN: 9781451808339

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, pro-poor

Owing to delay in publishing Poverty Reduction Strategy Process Paper (PRSP), the authorities drafted a preparation status report (PSR) on the first year of implementation of the interim poverty reduction strategy...

Democratic Republic of the Congo
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report

Democratic Republic of the Congo : Joint Staff Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451928389.002

ISBN: 9781451928389

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, pro-poor growth

The attached Joint Staff Assessment (JSA) of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) Preparation Status Report for the Democratic Republic of the Congo reviews progress with respect to the implementat...

Democratic Republic of the Congo
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Democratic Republic of the Congo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/331

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808452.002

ISBN: 9781451808452

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, pro-poor, macroeconomic framework

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The PRSP for Congo states that accelerated and sustainable economic growth will...

Republic of Congo
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Republic of Congo : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808568.002

ISBN: 9781451808568

Keywords: civil society, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy, ngos, basic social services

This paper examines Congo's Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP). Congo's I-PRSP explains the features and causes of poverty in Congo. It provides a short- and medium-term vision of development as well...