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This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Côte d’Ivoire, and discusses poverty trends, the PRSP’s strategic pillars, and key outcomes sought, including a sound macroeconomic framework, and monitoring and evaluation arrangements. IMF staff supports the authorities’ plans to link the strategic priorities of the PRSP with budgetary allocations and processes. The IMF staff also agrees with the assessment of poverty made in the PRSP, and urges an immediate and focused effort to reverse the rising trend in poverty.
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/training (MDGs 2 and 3), health (MDGs 4, 5 and 6), and drinking water (MDG 2) are covered; - The area of natural resources is taken into consideration in 71 percent of the actions, with 5 out of 7 action plans financed; - Contrasted with the preceding, sanitation is taken into consideration by only a single action plan out of three. Box 1. MDG and PRSP Themes MDG Target PRSP Target 1. Reduce extreme poverty and hunger before 2015 Reduce by half the size of the population with income of less than one dollar per day, as well as the

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by a reduction in the Gini coefficient from 0.535 in 2001 to 0.387 in 2004. The Progress Report credits this faster-than-anticipated progress to double-digit economic growth, the increase of labor income, private transfers from abroad, and the increase in social transfers through a well-targeted family poverty benefits program. The Progress Report measures poverty using the same methodology used to plan the PRSP targets. However, it also provides a new baseline for 2004 using an improved methodology. 1 The government is planning to use this adjusted poverty

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This Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) discusses Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Armenia, which focuses on the government’s commitment to equitable growth and sustained poverty reduction. It reports on the progress in addressing issues raised in the previous JSAN, and provides IMF staff's advice on key priorities for strengthening the PRSP process further. The second PRSP Progress Report provides strong evidence of rapid economic growth, a notable reduction in poverty, and a number of other accomplishments, particularly in fiscal policy and social service delivery.
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efforts to finance investments in water, sanitation, and agriculture, which are PRSP priorities. In the water sector, the percentage of resources is below the PRSP target indicators (21.6 percent). Considerable efforts pushed the ratio from 6.76 percent to 14.6 percent. The agriculture sector, which is at the heart of the wealth creation strategy, is well funded in relation to the PRSP target figures. In 2003, further efforts helped increase the investment ratio in this sector from 16.05 percent to 17 percent. The sanitation sector was also well funded, with the ratio

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The current government has succeeded in reorienting economic policies after a series of shocks and an initial weak policy response. Revised real GDP growth targets are feasible with sustained prudent macroeconomic policies and institutional reforms. The medium-term macroeconomic framework centers on sustained prudent fiscal and monetary policies. The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) could include a more detailed description of the actions being implemented to strengthen the financial system. The pursuit of fiscal discipline to restore macroeconomic stability has dominated the second year of strategy implementation.