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Birth of a nation: East Timor gains independence, faces challenges of economic management, poverty alleviation

Birth of a nation: East Timor gains independence, faces challenges of economic management, poverty alleviation »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 11

Volume/Issue: 31/11

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451931433

Keywords: government expenditure, military spending, peace research, stockholm international peace research institute

For many years, the IMF has tracked countries’ military spending. The IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department describes its most recent findings and also looks at patterns in military as well as poverty-reduc...

The Global Financial Crisis

The Global Financial Crisis »

Source: The Global Financial Crisis : Impact on WAEMU Member Countries and Policy Options

Volume/Issue: 2009/16

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Johannes Mueller , Irene Yackovlev , and Hans Weisfeld

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2009

ISBN: 9781455229017

Keywords: Current account deficits, Credit risk, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Aid flows, External shocks, Financial crisis, Monetary unions, Monetary policy, Liquidity management

Most WAEMU countries are likely to see economic growth deteriorate over the next two years as a result of the global economic crisis, and some WAEMU countries will be more severely affected by the crisis than other...

III Key Features I and 2: Broad Ownership and Participation and Embedding the PRGF in the Overall Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction

III Key Features I and 2: Broad Ownership and Participation and Embedding the PRGF in the Overall Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Is the PRGF Living Up to Expectations?

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Gabriela Inchauste , Nita Thacker , Thomas Dorsey , Shamsuddin Tareq , Emanuele Baldacci , Sanjeev Gupta , and Mark Plant

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061125

Keywords: conditionality, pem, poverty reduction, structural conditionality, public spending

The interrelated key features 1 and 2 set out several aspects of the expected relationship between the PRGF-supported program and the PRSP. Specifically. PRGF-supported programs should be consistent with, an...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Guinea-Bissau : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/352

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463927950.002

ISBN: 9781463927950

Keywords: public financial management, expenditure management, expenditure, public administration, mtef

This paper presents the Joint Staff Advisory Note on Guinea-Bissau's Second National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP II) covering 2011-15. The PRSP II, adopted by the government in July 2011, provides the fr...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Guinea-Bissau : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2007/339

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815825.002

ISBN: 9781451815825

Keywords: education, basic education, youth, teachers, enrollment rate

This paper presents an overview of the National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (NPRSP) for Guinea-Bissau. The paper discusses the phenomenon of poverty, its dimensions, extent, and distribution by category and re...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Guinea-Bissau : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/340

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815832.002

ISBN: 9781451815832

Keywords: primary education, poverty reduction strategy, teacher training, poverty reduction strategy paper

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the first full Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) prepared by the government of Guinea-Bissau. The PRSP was prepared within a participatory process, and builds on grassro...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report

Guinea-Bissau : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2010/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455213511.002

ISBN: 9781455213511

Keywords: budget, public administration, debt, revenues, government finance

Guinea-Bissau's first National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (NPRSP) established the strategic directions, primary objectives, and commitments by the country and its people to reduce poverty and achieve the MDGs...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Guinea-Bissau : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report-Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2010/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455213528.002

ISBN: 9781455213528

Keywords: public sector, debt, budget, public debt, macroeconomic stability

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews progress in the implementation process of the National Poverty Reduction Strategy (NPRS) for Guinea-Bissau during July 2009-10. It is found that Guinea-Bissau has yielded sig...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Guinea-Bissau : Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/353

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463928506.002

ISBN: 9781463928506

Keywords: hiv/aids, pregnant women, maternal mortality, girls, gender issues

This paper reports on the economic and financial reforms in Guinea-Bissau. After a long period of recession since the beginning of 2000 followed by a slight recovery in 2007, the economy of Guinea-Bissau has entere...

The Global Financial Crisis
			: Impact on WAEMU Member Countries and Policy Options

The Global Financial Crisis : Impact on WAEMU Member Countries and Policy Options »

Volume/Issue: 2009/16

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Johannes Mueller , Irene Yackovlev , and Hans Weisfeld

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455229017.004

ISBN: 9781455229017

Keywords: Current account deficits, Credit risk, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Aid flows, External shocks, Financial crisis, Monetary unions, Monetary policy, Liquidity management

Most WAEMU countries are likely to see economic growth deteriorate over the next two years as a result of the global economic crisis, and some WAEMU countries will be more severely affected by the crisis than other...