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Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Prepared by the authorities of Mozambique
April, 2001

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) are prepared by member countries in broad consultation with stakeholders and development partners, including the staffs of the World Bank and the IMF. Updated every three years with annual progress reports, they describe the country's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing. 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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  1. Introduction: Objective and Strategic Vision
  2. Characteristics of Poverty
  3. The Demographic, Macro-Economic and Territorial Context
  4. Action Plan for the Reduction of Absolute Poverty and the Promotion of Economic Growth
    1. Fundamental Areas of Action
        Infrastructure (Roads, Energy and Water)
        Agriculture and Rural Development
        Good Governance, Legality and Justice
        Macroeconomic and Financial Policies

    2. Other Areas of Action
        Employment and Business Development
        Social Action
        Processing Industry
        Transport and Communications
        Reduction of Vulnerability to Natural Disasters

  5. Consultation Process

  6. Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy

  7. Budgetary Implications


Operational Matrix

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