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Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers/Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility
Oxfam, 2004
From "Donorship" to ownership?
Moving towards PRSP Round Two

From the IMF. PRSP and PRGF:
Sierra Leone and the IMF
Pakistan ( 31-12-03) :
PRSP: Accelerating Economic Growth and Reducing Poverty: the road ahead
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The ABC of the PRSP
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VENRO - PRSP-watch
Fighting Poverty without Empowering the Poor?
VENRO / GKKE contribution to PRS review process 2005, May 2005
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PRSP – Prospects and limits of civil society involvement.
VENRO No. 4/ 2015 in Dialogue, Bonn / Berlin, December 2003
PDF (209 KB)
Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CRPR) Zambia,
proceedings of the International Forum for sharing of experiences on PRSP Monitoring and Implementation
- the involvement of civil society, Lusaka, June 2003
PDF (300 KB)
Input to the IEO / OED Evaluation of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers
CIDSE / Caritas Internationalis, Brussels/Vatican, August 2003
PDF (282 KB)
Integrating Gender into National Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRSPs): The Example of Ghana,
Expert Appraisals and Reports, Birte Rodenberg, German Development Institute (GDI), Bonn December 2001
PDF (214 KB)
Zambia: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper 2002-2004.
Prof. Venkat Seshamani (University of Zambia) by order of UNCTAD
DOC (147 KB) / PDF (263 KB)
Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) 2001: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Zambia.
A Civil Society Perspective. Executive Summary
PDF (95 KB)
PRSP: Beyond the Theory. Practical Experiences and Positions of Involved Civil Society Organisations,
Irene Knoke and Pedro Morazan (Südwind-Institute),
PDF (138 KB)
The Comprehensive Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy in Vietnam.
Process, Donor Contribution, and Prospects for its Implementation.
Preliminary Summary of Findings, GDI May 2002
Peter Wolff, Tim Auracher, Clemens Beckers, Vibeke Christensen, Marianne Thilo-Körner, Tobias Conrad Thomae
PDF (1.114 KB)
Linking Poverty Reduction Strategies and Debt Relief Initiative:
An assessment of the World Bank's/IMF agenda to reduce poverty and debt,
Guido Michels. This study was handed in as a diploma-thesis at the Department of Business and Economics of the University Hannover in March 2003.
PDF (790 KB)
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PovertyNet Library
- Culture and Poverty
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 July 6, 2004 - IMF
Report on the Evaluation of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) and the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF)

Summary of Major Findings, Lessons and Recommendations (143 kb pdf file)



Introduction: Origin and Objectives of the PRSP and the PRGF and Scope of the Evaluation (253 kb pdf file)



Implementation of the PRS Approach in Areas Relevant to the IMF Mandate (190 kb pdf file)



Joint Staff Assessments (110 kb pdf file)



PRGF-Supported Program Design (224 kb pdf file)



The IMF's Way of Doing Business (159 kb pdf file)



Is the New Approach Making a Difference? (142 kb pdf file)


Annexes (208 kb pdf file)


Bibliography (97 kb pdf file)

Abbreviations and Acronyms (61 kb pdf file)

Statement by the Managing Director (72 KB pdf file)

IMF Staff Response (148 KB pdf file)

IEO Comments on Management/Staff Response (61 KB pdf file)

Summing Up of IMF Executive Board Discussion by Acting Chair (83 kb pdf file)

Results from the Survey of IMF Staff in Connection with the Evaluation of the PRSP/PRGF (140 kb pdf file)

Summaries of Ten Country Case Studies Undertaken as Part of the IEO Evaluation of the PRSP/PRGF and OED Review of the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) Process (Report Code 2004-0052) (301 kb pdf file)

IEO and IEO/OED Case Studies

Guinea (319 kb pdf file) in French (602 kb pdf file)
Mozambique (385 kb pdf file) in Portuguese (589 kb pdf file)
Nicaragua (1,316 kb pdf file) in Spanish (1,903 kb pdf file)
Tajikistan (333 kb pdf file) in Russian (1,297 kb pdf file)
Tanzania (1,297 kb pdf file)
Vietnam (595 kb pdf file) in Vietnamese (621 kb pdf file)
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