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Republic of Cape Verde
Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

January 2002

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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1.   Diagnosis of Poverty
  Country Context
  Poverty Profile
  Living Conditions
  Determinants of Poverty
  Survival Strategies and Safety Nets
  Monitoring Poverty
2.   Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategies


2.1   Growth Strategies
    Growth Vectors
    Development of the Private Sector
    Macroeconomic Stability
    Good Governance


2.2   Poverty Reduction Strategies
    Strategic Orientations
3.   Process of Preparing the PRSP
  Coordination of Instruments
  Institutional Mechanism
  Institutional Capacity
  Participatory Approach
  Stages and Schedule


Activities for the Preparation of the PRSP

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