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Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Preparation Status Report

December 12, 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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I. Introduction

II. The Weaknesses of the Interim PRSP

III. The Main Areas of the Poverty Reduction Strategy

IV. Progress Made and Constraints

    A. The Institutional Arrangements for Preparing the PRSP
    B. The Participatory Dimension
    C. Sectoral Strategies
    D. The diagnosis of poverty
    E. The Macroeconomic Framework
    F. PRSP monitoring and evaluation indicators

V. Later Actions and Stages

    A. Statistics and Poverty
    B. Sectoral Strategies
    C. Macroeconomic Framework
    D. PRSP Monitoring and Evaluation Indicators
    E. The National Consultations
    F. Needs for Assistance

VI. Conclusion

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