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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...

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...

Liberia
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Liberia : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822939.002

ISBN: 9781451822939

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, capacity constraints

This Joint Staff Advisory Note discusses the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) for Liberia. The I-PRSP traces the roots of conflict to Liberia's exclusion and marginalization of much of the populati...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2008/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822991.002

ISBN: 9781451822991

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

Liberia's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper highlights the civil war as the underlying cause of extreme poverty. A major challenge for the government is to attract more donor aid and private investment in the provis...

Mali: Poverty Reduction and Strategy Paper—2010 Progress Report

Mali: Poverty Reduction and Strategy Paper—2010 Progress Report »

Source: Mali : Poverty Reduction and Strategy Paper-2010 Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2011/372

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929169

Keywords: local authorities, civil society, poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy

This 2010 Progress Report on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) focuses on the poverty condition in Mali. The incidence of poverty in Mali fell from 55.6 percent in 2001 to 43.6 percent in 2010. Over the p...