News Brief: IMF Executive Board Completes Reviews of Poverty Reduction Efforts in Poor Countries
March 15, 2002

Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Reviews the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF)
March 15, 2002

Review of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility: Issues and Options
February 14, 2002

Review of the Key Features of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility--Staff Analyses
March 15, 2002

Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Approach
March 15, 2002

Review of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Approach: Main Findings
March 15, 2002

Review of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Approach: Early Experience with Interim PRSPs and Full PRSPs
March 26, 2002

The IMF's Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF)

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP)

IMF/World Bank Comprehensive Review of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP) Approach

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers -- Progress in Implementation
September 14, 2001

Memorandum to Members of the International Monetary and Financial Committee and Members of the Development Committee on Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative and Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers
September 7, 2000

Key Features of IMF Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) Supported Programs
September 7, 2000

See also:
Debt Relief under the HIPC Initiative



Background Information to the Joint IMF/
World Bank Review of the Poverty Reduction
Strategy Paper Approach


Prepared by the Staffs of the IMF and World Bank

Approved by Masood Ahmed and Gobind Nankani

March 26, 2002

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Contents


  1. Conference Summaries
    1. International Conference on the PRSP Approach
      (Washington DC, January 14-17, 2002)
    2. East Asia Forum on Poverty Reduction
      (Hanoi, December 4-6, 2001)
    3. Latin American Workshop on Poverty Reduction Strategies
      (Santa Cruz, December 3-4, 2001)
    4. Europe and Central Asia Poverty Forum
      (Budapest, November 27-30, 2001)
    5. African Forum on Poverty Reduction Strategies
      (Dakar, September 10-13, 2001)

  2. Overview of IMF Executive Board Views and Comments on PRSPs

  3. Overview of World Bank Executive Board Views and Comments on PRSPs

  4. Table: Possible Country Timelines for I-PRSPs, PRSPs, CASs, PRGFs, and HIPC Decision and Completion points
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