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Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Prepared by the Government of Mongolia
June 2001

Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (I-PRSPs), prepared by member countries, summarize the current knowledge and assessment of a country's poverty situation, describe the existing poverty reduction strategy, identifies gaps in poverty data, diagnotics, and monitoring capacity, and lay out the process for addressing these gaps and producing a fully developed Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper in a participatory fashion. This country document is being made available on the IMF website by agreement with the member country as a service to users of the IMF website.

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I. Introduction
II. Mongolian Economy and poverty
  A.  Economy
  B.   Poverty
III.   Main Components of Poverty Reduction Strategy
  A.  Overall Poverty Reduction Strategy and Macroeconomic Framework
   Economic Restructuring
   Promotion of Private sector led growth
   Fiscal Policies
  B.   Sustainable Human Development
    B-1. Education
    B.2. Health
    B.3. Employment
    B.4 Social Protection
  C.   Infrastructure Development
   C.1.Energy supply
   C.2 Transportation
   C-3. Information and communication
   C-4. Public and community services
  D.  Regional and rural development
  E.  Environment Protection
  F.   Governance
  G.   Medium term targets
IV. The organizational arrangement of the PRSP formulation
V. The extension of participatory approach in formulating PRSP
VI. Monitoring indicators
1.  Table 1. Mongolia: Poverty Indicators
2.  Mongolia: Gender of the Poor Households Head, by Location 1998 (percent)
3.  Mongolia: Structure of Population of Working age, by Location, 1998 (percent)
4.   Mongolia: Employment Rate, 1998
5.   Social Sector Total Expenditure
6.   Mongolia: Employment Status of Working age Population, by Education Level, 1998 (percent)
7.   Mongolia: The Concentration of Poverty by Heating and Drinking Water Sources; (percent)
8.   Mongolia: Average Income Shares by Consumption Groups (percent)
9.   Mongolia: Population Employment, End of the Year, 1992-2000, TH/persons
10.   Mongolia: Pension from the Social Insurance Fund (by December 31, 200)
11.  Mongolia: Poverty Incidence by Lighting and Fuel Sources and Location
12.   Mongolia: Macroeconomic Framework 1997-2004
13.   Mongolia: Selected Macroeconomic Indicators, 1997-2004
14.   Mongolia: Health Sector Indicators, 1990-1999
15.   Mongolia: Educational Sector Indicators, 1990-1999
Types of Insecurity and Vulnerability
Annexes: I-VI
1.  Monitoring Indicators
2.   Economics and Social Policy Matrix
3.   Joint Order of the Finance and Economy Minister and Social Welfare, Labor Minister
4.  List of Technical Working Group Participants
5.  Data Gap Filling Between I-PRSP and F-PRSP
6.  Road Map for Development of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)

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