The Gambia and the IMF

Country's Policy Intentions Documents

See also:
Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs)



The Gambia
Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility
Policy Framework Paper, 1998-2000

Prepared by the Gambian Authorities in Cooperation with the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Staffs
May 13, 1998

Contents

  1. Introduction

  2. Economic Developments During the Period 1994-97

  3. Strategy and Objectives for 1998-2000

  4. Macroeconomic Policies
    1. External Policies
    2. Fiscal Policy
    3. Monetary Policy and Financial Sector Reform

  5. Structural and Sectoral Policies
    1. Private Sector Development
    2. Public Sector Management
    3. Public Enterprise Reform
    4. Agriculture and Natural Resources
    5. Industry and Tourism
    6. Telecommunications, Energy, and Transport

  6. Human Resource Development
    1. Population and Health
    2. Education
    3. Poverty Alleviation

  7. Financing Requirements and Debt Sustainability

  8. Tables
    1. Table 1. The Gambia: Summary and Timetable of Macroeconomic and Structural Adjustment Policies, 1998-2000
    2. Table 2. The Gambia: Selected Economic and Financial Indicators, 1994/95-2000
    3. Table 3. The Gambia: Income and Social Indicators
    4. Table 4. The Gambia: External Financing Requirements, 1994/95-2000
    5. Table 5. The Gambia: Key Indicators of External Indebtedness, 1997-2000

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