Chapter 1 Introduction: Origin and Objectives of the PRSP and the PRGF and Scope of the Evaluation »
Source: Evaluation of the IMF's Role in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility
Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports
Author(s): David Goldsbrough , Isabelle Mateos y Lago , Martin Kaufman , Daouda Sembene , Tsidi Tsikata , Steve Mugerwa , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , and Jeff Chelsky
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 30 September 2004
Keywords: expenditure, conditionality, poverty reduction strategy, expenditures, macroeconomic framework
The IMF and the World Bank introduced the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) approach in 1999 to strengthen their approach to providing assistance to low-income countries, including both new financial a...