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The Bank and urban poverty: The Bank’s strategy against urban poverty and how it has fared so far

The Bank and urban poverty: The Bank’s strategy against urban poverty and how it has fared so far »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1978

ISBN: 9781616353346

Keywords: gold, monetary fund, monetary system, international monetary system

This paper discusses the appointment of Jacques de Larosière as Managing Director in the IMF. He assumed his duties at the IMF on June 17, 1978, succeeding Mr. H. Johannes Witteveen, of the Netherlands, whose servi...

Malawi
			: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PGRF) and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Malawi : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PGRF) and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative »

Volume/Issue: 2005/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828092.002

ISBN: 9781451828092

Keywords: poverty, debt, expenditure, revenue, domestic debt

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Malawi
			: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Malawi : Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2001/38

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827972.002

ISBN: 9781451827972

Keywords: debt, ministry of finance, interest, balance of payments, deficit

Although Malawi showed good economic performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, its poverty rate remained high. Executive Directors stressed the need to improve fiscal and monetary sta...

Malawi
			: 2006 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion

Malawi : 2006 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion »

Volume/Issue: 2007/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828177.002

ISBN: 9781451828177

Keywords: debt, budget, debt service, interest

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that Malawi is at a critical juncture following its progress on macroeconomic stability, attainment of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) completion point in Aug...

Malawi
			: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement, and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Malawi : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement, and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2003/344

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827996.002

ISBN: 9781451827996

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, deficit, debt relief

Malawi has made satisfactory economic progress under the Poverty Reduction Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement. Executive Directors commended fiscal consolidation, structural reforms, and monetary policy, and stress...

Malawi
			: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi

Malawi : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi »

Volume/Issue: 2006/94

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828108.002

ISBN: 9781451828108

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

This paper presents Malawi's First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility. The overvalued exchange rate has put external reserves under pressure, and the backlog of unpaid import invoices persists....

Malawi
			: Fourth and Fifth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi

Malawi : Fourth and Fifth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi »

Volume/Issue: 2008/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828184.002

ISBN: 9781451828184

Keywords: debt, budget, debt relief, interest, Letter of Intent,

Progress on fiscal policy during 2006/07 in Malawi was slower than expected. The 2006/07 (July-June) fiscal strategy focused on reducing domestic debt. In the third Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) revi...

Malawi
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Malawi : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/223

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506136.002

ISBN: 9781475506136

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy paper, social sector, social indicators

According to MGDS-II, certain major factors such as Malawi's vulnerability to external shocks, inadequate policy response, and weak implementation capacity have hindered growth and development of the economy. The p...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2003/345

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828023.002

ISBN: 9781451828023

Keywords: pro-poor, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy, expenditures, expenditure

This joint staff assessment evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of Malawi's poverty reduction strategy (MPRS), and considers whether the PRSP provides a sound basis for concessional assistance from the World Ban...

Malawi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy-Annual Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Malawi : Poverty Reduction Strategy-Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2005/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828085.002

ISBN: 9781451828085

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

This paper examines the Annual Progress Report on Malawi's Poverty Reduction Strategy. Malawi could not reach its macroeconomic targets owing mainly to expansionary fiscal policies, which resulted in higher-than-en...