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Republic of Cameroon
Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
August 23, 2000

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. Introduction/Executive Summary

  2. Historical Background

  3. Poverty Profile and Determinants of Poverty

  4. Challenges, Constraints, and Stakes

  5. Emergency Actions

  6. Pillars of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy

  7. Policies for the Effective Inclusion of Disadvantaged Groups in Economic Networks

  8. Development and Implementation of Policies for High Quality Growth

  9. Financing the Strategy
    1. Mobilization of Resources
    2. Optimal Resource Allocation
    3. Coordination and Management of Official Development Assistance

  10. Monitoring/Evaluation
    1. mproved Production and Dissemination of Statistical Information
    2. Participatory Monitoring
    3. Capacity Building
    4. Framework of Poverty Monitoring Indicators
    5. Tentative Timetable for the Preparation of the Final PRSP

I-PRSP Action Matrix

Priority Strategy for Improving Governance and Combating Corruption
Matrix of Priority Actions

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