Mali and the IMF

Also available in French.
Note: A PRSP document is a country policy intention document prepared by the member country. Only the translated English version is circulated to the Executive Board. For IMF purposes, the English version is the authoritative version. The IMF is not responsible for the content of any linked site and cannot vouch for the accuracy or reliability of information on linked sites.

Send your comments on PRSPs and IPRSPs to

See also:

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs)

Free Email Notification

Receive emails when we post new items of interest to you.

Subscribe or Modify your profile

Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Prepared by the Government of Mali
July 19, 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.

Use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view Full Text (1,095 kb pdf file)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations

Government Statement


  1. Poverty in Mali
    Poverty determinants, characteristics, and profile
    Trends in poverty and inequality
    Other standard of living and quality of life indicators

  2. Growth and Poverty Reduction: Major Constraints and Advantages
    Primary structural constraints
    A rapidly changing country: opportunities available

  3. Poverty Reduction Policies and Strategies
    Analysis of growth trends
    Economic growth objectives and strategies
    Macroeconomic strategy
    Sectoral strategy

  4. PRSP Monitoring System
    Proposed indicators
    Research methods and instruments
    Institutional framework
    Targeting and preparation of the poverty map

  5. Participatory Process
    Mali: A tradition of participatory development
    Stages in the process of preparing the final PRSP

  6. Institutional Framework of the PRSP

  7. Assessment of Costs

  8. Timetable

Annex 1.  Methodology Used to Update the Poverty Line
Annex 2.  Indicators for Monitoring Poverty Reduction
Annex 3.  List of Key Monitoring Indicators and Targets to 2002
Annex 4.  Participatory Approach Used to Develop the National Strategy of the Fight Against Poverty (SNLP)
Annex 5.  Participatory Approach Used in the National Outlook Study: Mali 2025
Annex 6.  Methodological Approach to Assessing PRSP Costs

Use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view Full Text (1,095 kb pdf file)