Rwanda: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Publication Date: December 17, 2013
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Summary: This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Rwanda. Rwanda’s second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS 2) covers FY2013/14–2017/18. It builds on the lessons learned in the implementation of the EDPRS 1. Among the positive lessons, the authorities point to the importance of ownership of the strategy including aid-financed programs, home-grown initiatives, community-based solutions, and an adequate institutional and legal framework. The overall objectives of the EDPRS 2 are to accelerate growth and further reduce poverty, including extreme poverty.
Series: Country Report No. 13/361
Subject(s): Economic growth | Fiscal risk | Fiscal policy | Debt sustainability | Private sector | Fiscal reforms | Agricultural sector | Education | Governance | Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers | Rwanda

Publication Date: December 17, 2013
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475594249/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1RWAEA2013004 Pages: 10
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