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Burkina Faso
Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Progress Report 2001

September 30, 2002

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. Strategic Area 1: Accelerate Equity-Based Growth
  1.1. Stabilization of the Macroeconomic Framework
  1.2. Budget Reforms and Management
  1.3. Competitiveness and Factor Costs
2. Strategic Area 2: Guarantee that the Poor Have
    Access to Basic Social Services
  2.1. Basic Education and Literacy
  2.2. Health
  2.3. Access to Drinking Water
3. Strategic Area 3: Increasing Employment and
    Income-Generating Opportunities for the Poor
  3.1. Reducing The Vulnerability Of The Agricultural Sector
  3.2. Intensification And Modernization Of Agricultural Activities
  3.3. Increasing And Diversifying Rural Incomes
  3.4. Promoting The Role Of Women
  3.5. Encouraging Professionalism And Supporting
       Producers' Organizations
  3.6. Overcoming Rural Isolation
  3.7. Employment And Vocational Training
4. Strategic Area 4: Promoting Good Governance
  4.1. Democratic Governance
  4.2. Economic Governance
  4.3. Local Governance
5. Poverty Evaluation And Monitoring
  5.1. Dissemination Of Economic And Financial Information
  5.2. The Monitoring System
  1.  Macroeconomic and budgetary efficiency monitoring indicators
  2.  Performance of selected competitiveness indicators
  3.  Indicators on access to drinking water
  4.  Basic education indicators
  5.  Health monitoring indicators
  6.  Social expenditure
  7.  7. Sectoral groups for monitoring the PRSP: composition and responsibilities
  8.  8. Indicative work program for the period July 2002–December 2003.
  9.  9. Matrix of measures for the period 2002–2003
  1.  Development of social expenditure
  2.  Development of basic education expenditure
  3.  Development of health expenditure
  4.  Development of expenditure to promote women
  1.  Key measures undertaken in 2002
  2.  Results of the survey of decentralized units of the Ministry for basic education and literacy and opinion poll of users of basic education services
  3.  Results of the survey of decentralized units of the Ministry of Health and opinion poll of users of health services

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