2 edition of Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy found in the catalog.
Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy
by Govt. of Ghana, National Development Planning Commission in Accra
Written in English
|Other titles||Implementation of the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy 2003-2005, 2005 citizens" assessment report|
|Contributions||National Development Planning Commission (Ghana)|
|LC Classifications||HC1060.Z9 P62385 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 128 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||128|
|LC Control Number||2009349608|
Get this from a library! Poverty reduction strategies in action: perspectives and lessons from Ghana. [Joe Amoako-Tuffour; Bartholomew K Armah;] -- "Since the inception of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, the story of the design and implementation of poverty alleviation strategies has largely been told through the filters. Get this from a library! Ghana: poverty reduction strategy paper.. [International Monetary Fund.; National Development Planning Commission (Ghana);] -- Annotation In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared.
With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. The Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS) represents comprehensive policies, strategies, programmes, and projects to support growth and poverty reduction over a three-year period (). The overall objectives of this strategy are outlined as being: prudent fiscal and monetary policies.
Related Resources. Millennium Development Goals (United Nations) Global Poverty Line Update (World Bank) Augustin Fosu (University of Ghana) About Research in Economics. Research in Economics is one of the oldest general-interest economics journals in Europe, and publishes important research contributions on a wide range of topics. The purpose of the journal is to select original theoretical. , by the Government of Ghana as part of its poverty reduction agenda in five pilot districts in the country sought to use community participation to reduce rural poverty and to build and strengthen capacities for effective local government administration. Through the .
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Economic Development and Poverty Reduction in Ghana Widening Opportunities, New Strategic Choices 1. With this version of Ghana’s Poverty Reduction Strategy papers, the nation is called upon to define anew the programmes of National Development that it wishes to pursue in support of its current social and political Size: KB.
Ghana’s annual growth in gross domestic product (GDP) was steady, averaging between 4 and 5% in the s, ultimately reaching a stable rate of nearly 8% after Ghana’s rapid growth accelerated poverty reduction, cutting the poverty rate from % to % between and InGhana’s poverty rate was less than half the.
Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Volume II This poverty reduction strategy paper on Ghana was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the member country.
It is based on the information available at the time it was completed on December The views. In Ghana, as in many other African countries, poverty remains the fundamental problem confronting policy makers in the new millennium as highlighted in the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy.
Yet, between andthe headcount index of poverty fell by percentage points with the proportion of the population living below the national. This is the third Annual Progress Report on the implementation of the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS). Both the budget and the GPRS propose to tackle issues including reduction in the domestic debt, reduction of inflation to single digits, increasing revenue mobilization, curtailing deficit financing, and rationalization of expenditure through effective monitoring.
- In terms of breadth, depth, and analytical clarity, the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (GPRSP) represents a considerable improvement over its. Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Reports (PRSPs) are prepared by member countries in broad consultation with stakeholders and development partners, including the staffs of the World Bank and the IMF.
Updated every three years with annual progress reports, they describe the. The Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS) is the key development policy framework for the country. The implementation of the GPRS, which began inhas been geared towards. The Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS) is currently Ghana’s blueprint for growth, poverty reduction, and human development.
It represents the framework the Government of Ghana adopted to foster economic growth and fight poverty.
In view of the critical importance of employment for sustained poverty. Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) are documents required by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank before a country can be considered for debt relief within the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative.
PRSPs are also required before low-income countries can receive aid from most major donors and lenders. The IMF specifies that the PRSP should be formulated. The World Bank Group's Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) FY was endorsed by the Bank in September The CPS' objective was to assist the government to sustain economic growth, accelerate poverty reduction, and enhance shared prosperity in a sustainable manner.
‘This book provides the appropriate balance in the analysis of the links between two decades of growth and poverty-reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa. Relying on very comprehensive and excellent country studies, it is able to show a lot more clearly than others, the mainly positive effects of the recent African growth experience.
Ghana - Development strategy for poverty reduction (English) Abstract. The overriding aim of the Government of Ghana's economic development program is to reduce poverty and improve the welfare of Ghanaians. Developed inthe strategy for poverty reduction emphasizes economic growth, integrated rural development, expanded.
Its replacement, the first Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS I), the first phase of which accompanied Ghana’s application for the Enhanced HIPC facility infollowed. Concerns were nonetheless expressed that the poor did not participate actively in the growth process (Osei and Domfe ).
Hence the second Growth and Poverty. In terms of breadth, depth, and analytical clarity, the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (GPRSP) represents a considerable improvement over its immediate twin predecessors, Ghana Vision The First Step, and the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP).
Ghana like many other countries has many policies that seek to achieve poverty eradication. There have been Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy I. Poverty Reduction Strategies in Action examines the efforts in Ghana to reduce poverty and initiate changes that it believes are essential to ensure a prosperous future for its citizens in the 21st century.
It chronicles the achievements, pitfalls, and looming challenges of a government, its people, and its external partners in fashioning out Format: Hardcover. While rural development and urbanization have led to significant poverty reduction in the South, similar dynamics have been largely absent from Northern Ghana (or equivalently the North, defined as the sum of the administrative regions Upper West, Upper East, and the Northern region), which cover 40 percent of Ghana's land area.
poverty reduction and the fulfilment of human rights. As governmental and other leaders gather in the coming months to review the progress achieved since the Education Conference in Jomtien, the World Summit for Children in New York, the Social Summit in Copenhagen and the Women’s Conference.
second PRSP, the Ghana Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy II () the focus shifted to growth and achieving middle income status by It then became more difficult to advocate for programmes targeted towards the poor, or to ask for resources to be allocated to programmes that were not seen as contributing to economic growth.
Poverty Reduction Strategy and Reliability – a Case Study of Ghana: The Reliability of Poverty Reduction Strategy in Africa [Akomea-Bonsu, Charles] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Poverty Reduction Strategy and Reliability – a Case Study of Ghana: The Reliability of Poverty Reduction Strategy in Africa.This report aims to propose a Bank Group’s strategy for supporting Ghana’s development efforts over the period – 2.
Country Context and Prospects. Ghana, a country with a population of about 25 million people, and a land area ofkm2, is West Africa’s second largest economy.Goals, the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy II () and the Constitution.
The overall goal of the Social Protection Strategy is thus to provide policy direction in the protection of persons “Investing in People”.