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

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

August 22, 2008

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

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 provision of infrastructure given its own limited budget and the constraints on borrowing. It is appropriate in the short to medium term to focus on supporting the restoration of traditional sources of growth, such as agriculture, forestry and mining, while establishing an environment that in the longer term will support economic diversification.

Series:

Country Report No. 08/289

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

August 22, 2008

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451822991/1934-7685

Stock No:

1LBREA2008005

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

11

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