São Tomé and Príncipe : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

May 13, 2008

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The second Annual Progress Report (APR) evaluates progress of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) implementation aimed to promote growth and reduce poverty of São Tomé and Príncipe. The report recognizes the need to tighten fiscal and monetary policies to safeguard macroeconomic stability, emphasize on strengthened implementation of public financial management reforms, and achieve MDGs, particularly in health and education. It also stressed the need to review oil prospects in future reports. The APR emphasizes on the importance of debt relief, strong policy implementation, and greater coordination with the country’s development partners.

Series:

Country Report No. 08/155

Subject:

Frequency:

Monthly

English

Publication Date:

May 13, 2008

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451835168/1934-7685

Stock No:

1STPEA2008003

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

11

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