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Cambodia - Assessment of the IPRSP
December 26, 2000

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs)

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Royal Government of Cambodia
Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
October 20, 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


I. The Nature of Poverty in Cambodia

    A. Lack of Opportunities
    B. Vulnerability
    C. Low Capabilities
    D. Social Exclusion

II. Review of Existing Strategies and Performance

    A. Overall Strategies
    B. Sectoral Strategies
    C. Policy Performance and Poverty Trends

III. Statement of Poverty Reduction Strategy and Objectives

    A. Components of the Proposed Poverty Reduction Strategy
    B. Promoting Opportunities
    C. Creating Security
    D. Strengthening Capabilities
    E. Generating Empowerment
    F. Addressing Cross-Cutting Issuesv

IV. Capacity Building and Poverty Monitoring

V. PRSP Workplan

    A. Arrangements for Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy
    B. Arrangements for Full Poverty Reduction Strategy
    C. Participatory Process

Annnex 1: Policy Matrix

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