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Can the Poor Influence Policy? Participatory Poverty Assessments in the Developing World

Can the Poor Influence Policy? Participatory Poverty Assessments in the Developing World »

Series: Books

Author(s): Caroline Kende-Robb

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821350003.071

ISBN: 9780821350003

Keywords: ppa, household surveys, surveys, survey, poverty assessments

The second edition of this book outline show to include the poor using the Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA) method. This method was developed by the World Bank in partnerships with NGOs, governments, and acad...

Executive Board to focus on benefits of globalization, IMF lending facilities

Executive Board to focus on benefits of globalization, IMF lending facilities »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 23

Volume/Issue: 29/23

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451924909

Keywords: debt, debt relief, poverty reduction, poverty reduction strategies, low-income countries

Jack Boorman has been Director of the IMF’s Policy Development and Review (PDR) Department since August 1990. PDR plays a central role in the design, implementation, and evaluation of IMF policies relating t...

Zambia
			: 2009 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria:  Staff Report; Staff Supplement:  Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia

Zambia : 2009 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement: Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia »

Volume/Issue: 2010/17

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841374.002

ISBN: 9781451841374

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, interest, debt service

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Zambian economy has performed well in recent years and showed some resilience to the recent global recession. Growth in 2009 is now projected at 5.3 percent, in...

Zambia
			: 2005 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criterion, and Financing Assurances Review:  Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia

Zambia : 2005 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criterion, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia »

Volume/Issue: 2006/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841275.002

ISBN: 9781451841275

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, debt service, interest

Zambia's 2005 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility are discussed. Expenditure restraint, including on the wage bill, has helped to put the fiscal operations of th...

Zambia
			: Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria:  Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia

Zambia : Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia »

Volume/Issue: 2007/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451922851.002

ISBN: 9781451922851

Keywords: debt, budget, debt management, balance of payments, interest

The staff report for the Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement discusses Zambia's strong macroeconomic performance and budget execution. High copper prices and extensiv...

Zambia
			: First and Second Reviews of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Augmentation of Access:  Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director of Zambia

Zambia : First and Second Reviews of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Augmentation of Access: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director of Zambia »

Volume/Issue: 2009/188

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841367.002

ISBN: 9781451841367

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, budget support

Zambia's nonperforming loans are expected to increase and banks have become more cautious in their lending. The staff report for the Zambia's first and second reviews of the Three-Year Arrangement under the Poverty...

Zambia
			: Fourth Review of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review:  Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Consideration

Zambia : Fourth Review of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Consideration »

Volume/Issue: 2006/263

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841299.002

ISBN: 9781451841299

Keywords: debt, budget, balance of payments, debt relief, public sector

Zambia has achieved robust economic growth over the years, and poverty has begun to trend downward under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement. Prudent fiscal policy has reduced the domestic financi...

Zambia
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Zambia : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841213.002

ISBN: 9781451841213

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public expenditure management, expenditure management, expenditures

This paper presents the Joint Staff Assessment of Zambia's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report. The report concludes that the implementation of the PRSP has been weaker than intended because of...

Zambia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Zambia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2007/276

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841305.002

ISBN: 9781451841305

Keywords: education, youth, science, basic education, teachers

This paper discusses implementation of the Fifth National Development Plan (FNDP) in Zambia. The planning process of the FNDP integrated views from the Provincial and District Development Plans approved by the resp...

Zambia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Zambia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/277

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841312.002

ISBN: 9781451841312

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, expenditure programs, fiscal regime, mtef

The Joint Staff Advisory Note discusses the progress in implementing the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Zambia. The government has officially launched its second PRSP, known as the Fifth National Devel...