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Republic Of Ghana Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy
Paper 2000 - 2002

Prepared by the Ministry of Finance
June 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

  1. Ghana’s Development Strategy and Priorities

    Strategic Policy Framework
    Political Developments

  2. Poverty Trends in Ghana in the 1990s

    Poverty by Region
    Poverty by Main Economic Activity
    Poverty Measuring and Monitoring
  3. Medium-term Macroeconomic Framework
  4. Strategies for Poverty Reduction

    The Comprehensive Development Framework (CDF)

  5. Poverty Reduction Agenda for 2000-2002

    1. Social Sector Policies and Expenditures
      Social Sector Expenditure
    2. The Accelerated Agriculture Growth And Development   Strategy
    3. Cocoa Sector Strategy
    4. Improving Infrastructure Linkages
    5. Environment
    6. Private Sector and Enterpreneurial Development
    7. Governance, Financial Management and Anti-  Corruption Programmes
      Main Challenges
      Public Financial Management Reform Programme   (PUFMARP)

  6. Next Steps

    Consultative Process for the Preparation of
      Ghana - Vision 2020

    National Economic Forum
    Preparation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

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