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The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066359.017

ISBN: 9781589066359

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure

This independent evaluation of the IMF's role and performance in the determination and use of aid to low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa is presented at a ground-level view. Country performance has improved...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Keeping the Pace

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475553413.086

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

The October 2013 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa provides a comprehensive report on the prospects for growth in the region, as well as the major risks to the outlook. Generally, growth is expected to...

2. Drivers of Growth in Nonresource-Rich Sub-Saharan African Countries

2. Drivers of Growth in Nonresource-Rich Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Africa’s growth takeoff since the mid-1990s is more than a commodity story. Several countries have achieved sustained high growth rates without that growth being driven by the exploitation of natural resourc...

1. Keeping the Pace

1. Keeping the Pace »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Softening and increasingly volatile global economic conditions are expected to have only a moderate downward impact on sub-Saharan Africa this year and next. Growth is projected to remain robust at about 5 p...

3. Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

3. Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Throughout the past three years, the frontier market economies of sub-Saharan Africa have received growing amounts of portfolio capital flows. 1 During the 2000s, sub-Saharan Afri...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Unless otherwise noted, data and projections presented in this Regional Economic Outlook are IMF staff estimates as of October 8, 2013, consistent with the projections underlying the October 2013 World Econo...

ANNEX 3 Country Desk Reviews: Methodology and Summary Findings

ANNEX 3 Country Desk Reviews: Methodology and Summary Findings »

Source: The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066359

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure

This annex presents evidence gathered during desk review work on 14 SSA countries with PRGF-supported programs. It also outlines the methodology used by the evaluation team to collect and analyze the informa...

ANNEX 4 Country Case Studies: Program Change in Major Aid Recipients

ANNEX 4 Country Case Studies: Program Change in Major Aid Recipients »

Source: The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066359

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure

This annex describes the context and evolution of program design in five major aid recipients: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mozambique, Rwanda, and Tanzania. 1 It complements the desk rev...

Le FMI et l'aide à l'Afrique subsaharienne

Le FMI et l'aide à l'Afrique subsaharienne »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2007

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066595.017

ISBN: 9781589066595

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure, fiscal deficit, survey, inflation, payments, interest

In the context of continuing debate about the role of the IMF in aid to low-income countries, the IEO evaluated what, and how well, the IMF has done regarding aid to sub-Saharan Africa. This report focuses on IMF p...

Chapter 2 Country Policies and Programs

Chapter 2 Country Policies and Programs »

Source: The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066359

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure

This chapter reports on the evaluation’s findings about aid-related issues in the design of PRGF-supported programs. It covers (1) the links between aid and current account and fiscal adjustment in PRGFs; (2...