TITLE

Supporting Poverty Reduction in Low-Income Developing Countries

AUTHOR(S)
Ahmed, Masood; Bredenkamp, Hugh
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Finance & Development;Dec2000, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains how the international community can support poverty reduction in developing countries. Focus of development cooperation on accelerated poverty reduction; Support for integrated strategies of assistance; Implementation of poverty reduction strategy papers (PRSP); Features of the PRSP approach; Challenges of strategy implementation. INSET: What's new in the Poverty reduction and Growth Facility?.
ACCESSION #
3909300

 

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