Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

July 11, 2006

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper provides an initial comprehensive framework for Afghanistan to build institutions, sustain growth, and reduce poverty. First, macroeconomic, political, and security risks were identified. As the interim strategy presents a very ambitious five-year framework, there is an urgent need for prioritization. The lack of human resources is the major constraint. The investments proposed for agriculture and rural development show a strong commitment to rural areas and to supporting the private sector. The government needs a realistic timeline to complete the Afghanistan National Development Strategy.

Series:

Country Report No. 06/252

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

July 11, 2006

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451800296/1934-7685

Stock No:

1AFGEA2006006

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

12

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