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The Government of Tajikistan
Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

March 24, 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. Introduction

  2. Poverty Profiles

  3. Social Protection System

  4. Impediments for Poverty Reduction

    1. Impediments for Rapid Growth

    2. Problems in Education and Health Sectors

    3. Institutional Problems

  5. Main Principles of the Poverty Reduction Strategy

  6. Key Policy Actions of the Poverty Reduction Strategy

    1. Macroeconomic Framework for 2000-2003

    2. Labor Market and Private Sector Development

    3. Reforms in Agriculture

    4. Education and Health Reforms

    5. Cash Compensation and Pension System Reforms

    6. Institutional Reforms

    7. Measures to Strengthen Public Expenditure Management

  7. Participatory Approach and PRSP Preparation Schedule

  8. Monitoring and Progress Indicators

  9. Foreign Aid


  1. Policy Matrix, 2000-2003
  2. Macroeconomic Indicators, 1992-2003
  3. Public Participation Plan in PRSP
  4. The Effect of Economic Growth on Poverty Reduction by Year 2003
  5. Medium-Term Fiscal Framework for General Government, 1999-2005

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