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Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report 2000/01
Prepared by the Government of Tanzania

August 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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I. Introduction
1.1 Objectives of the paper
1.2 Overview
1.2.1 Process of updating the PRSP
1.2.2 Principal interventions in 2000/01
II. Status Of Poverty
2.1 Progress with collection and analysis of poverty data
2.2 Assessment of the poverty situation
2.3 Next steps
III. Socio-Economic Reforms In 2000/01
3.1 Macroeconomic and structural reforms
3.1.1 Macroeconomic policies and reforms
3.1.2 Structural reforms
3.1.3 Impact on poverty
3.2 Conditions for the HIPC-Completion Point
3.3 Institutional and organizational reforms
3.4 Poverty orientation of the 2001/02 Budget
IV. Poverty Monitoring And Evaluation
4.1 Overview
4.2 The institutional framework
4.3 Progress towards developing the poverty monitoring master plan
4.4 Progress to date
4.5 Financing of the Poverty Monitoring Master Plan
V. Elaboration Of Strategies And Costing For The Key Sectors
5.1 Methodological and conceptual issues
5.2 Education
5.3 Health
5.4 Water
5.5 Agriculture
5.6 Roads
5.7 Legal and Judicial System
VI. Crosscutting Issues
6.1 Overview
6.2 Governance
6.3 Gender
6.4 Environment
6.6 Employment
6.7 Urban poverty
VII. Budget Framework For Poverty Reduction Programmes
7.1 Procedural issues
7.2 Resource envelope: a macroeconomic perspective
7.3 Special budgetary issues

   Table 1: Selected Indicators of Poverty

   Table 2: Selected Macroeconomic Indicators
   Table 3: Estimated Resource Requirements for Priority
                Sectors, FY 1999/00 - 2003/04 (July - June)
   Table 4: Estimated Financing Requirements for
                Education Sector Development Programme
                (ESDP), 2001/02 - 2003/04 (July - June)
   Table 5: Financing of Primary Health, 2001/02 - 2003/04 (July - June)
   Table 6: Financing of the Water Sector Programme,
                2001/02 - 2003/04 (July - June)
   Table 7: Costing of the Roads Programme, 2001/02 - 2003/04
   Table 8: Costing of HIV/AIDS Priority Interventions,
                2001/02 - 2003/04 (July - June)
   Box 1: Envisaged Participatory Process in Updating the PRSP
   Box 2: Principal Achievements in 2000/01
   Box 3: The 2001/02 Budget
   Box 4: Features of the Agricultural Sector Development
              Strategy (ASDS)


   Chart 1: Priority Sector Expenditures 1998/1999 - 2001/02
                (July - June)
Appendix I :
   Table 1: Budget Framework, 1999/00 - 2003/04
   Table 2: Proposed Budgetary Allocation for Priority Sectors,
                FY 1999/00 - 2001/02 (July - June)
Appendix II
   Institutional Framework for PRSP Monitoring in Tanzania
   Policy Matrix for Poverty Reduction Strategy, 2001/02 - 2003/04

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