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Interim National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Prepared by the Government of Guinea-Bissau
September, 2000

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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.

Table of Contents





Poverty Analysis And Profile


A. Poverty Profile


B. Social Analysis






Water And Sanitation



Poverty Reduction Objectives, Strategies, And Measures


A. Objectives


B. Strategies And Measures


(B.1) Creating Conditions For Rapid And Sustainable Growth


(B.2) Increasing Access To Essential Social Goods


(B.3) Implementing Programs Aimed At Mitigating Poverty


(B.4) Improving Governance



Action Plan


A. Measures To Improve Poverty Data


B. Participatory Process


C. Methodology For Preparation Of Full Nprsp


D. Monitoring



Annex 1.

Macroeconomic Framework 1997-2003


Annex 2.

Policy Matrix, 2000-2003


Annex 3.

List of Participants in I-NPRSP Consultations

1 Translation from Portuguese into English prepared by the Government of Guinea-Bissau

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