since 2000, with an increasing emphasis on integrated humanitarian relief, food security, and health (especially HIV/AIDS related problems). The UN Special Envoy’s report has urged the government to work with the international community to mobilize immediate assistance to address the consequences of “Operation Restore Order.”
13. Zimbabwe is currently off-track in achieving most of the MDGgoals . The recent assessment of progress conducted by the Department for International Development (DFID) indicates that under current economic and social conditions, only the
, possible impact on attaining PRSP/MDGgoals, and outlining possible strategies to mitigate these risks.
III. C onclusions
35. Staffs conclude that the Report adequately reflects the accomplishments and shortcomings in the implementation of the poverty reduction strategy since its adoption . Despite constraints of data availability the Report candidly identifies the main obstacles to stronger implementation of the PRSP. Staffs welcome the authorities’ restated commitment to the strategy proposed in the PRSP. Staffs concur with the priority measures indicated in
of the Presidency (Unidad de Apoyo Técnico or UNAT) and INE are collaborating with the Bank in the elaboration of a Poverty Assessment, 5 including ways of enhancing the impact of growth on poverty reduction and of identifying key interventions to achieve PRSP/MDGgoals.
D. Targets and Intermediate Indicators
10. There have been important improvements in attaining PRSP goals in 2004, even as execution capacity needs to be strengthened and the fiscal situation consolidated . Three out of every four PRSP monitorable goals were met in 2004, in contrast to