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Republic of Madagascar
Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Preparation Status Report

November 18, 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. Institutional Framework
II. Initial Stages in the Preparation of the PRSP
  1. Strengthening of the participatory process
  2. Objectives of the thematic, regional and national workshops
  3. Analysis of the participatory process
III. Progress in Developing the PRSP
  1. New poverty profile
  2. Poverty reduction actions already taken by the government
  3. Government's new political vision
IV. Technical Work Since the Process was Resumed in September 2002
  1. Resumption of work
  2. Cooperation with the technical and financial partners
  3. Technical work
  4. Resumption of the participatory process
V. Constraints Affecting the Ongoing Finalization Work
VI. Tracking and Assessment
  1. Coordination
  2. Participatory tracking method
VII. Timetable
Annex I. Timetable on PRSP Elaboration

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