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Ethiopia IPRSP Joint Staff Assessment
January 25, 2001

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs)

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Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Prepared by the Ethiopian authorities
November 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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Table of Contents

    A. Introduction
    B. Poverty in Ethiopia
    C. Economic Reform and ADLI strategy
    D. Poverty Reduction Strategy

      1. Content

        a) ADLI
        b) Judiciary & Civil service reform
        c) Decentralisation & Empowerment
        d) Capacity building

      2. Inter-relations among the building blocks

    E. Sector Development Programmes

        a) agriculture
        b) social sectors

          i) education
          ii) health
      c) HIV/Aids
      d) Infrastructure
      e) ESRDF

    F. Macroeconomic Setting for 2000/01-2002/2003

    G. Indicator and Targets

    H. Policy Matrix

    I. Process

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