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São Tomé and Príncipe :, Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Abstract
São Tomé and Principe’s economy is heavily dependent on the international economy. The study assessed the country's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction. The implementation of the National poverty reduction strategy (NPRS) through People's Action Party (PAP) made some progress with the help of reforms implemented through government incentives. PAP envisages political measures, legislative and regulatory actions, restructuring and reorganization of government agencies, and Public Investment Program (PIP) for the different pillars of the NPRS. The study assessed that successful implementation of NPRS requires stability, real ownership of NPRS, and consistency between PIP and PAP
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Acronyms; I - INTRODUCTION; II - ANALYSIS OF THE MACROECONOMIC SITUATION; 2.1 Economic Performance in 2006; 2.2 Economic Outlook for 2007; III - ANALYSIS OF NPRS ACTION PLAN IMPLEMENTATION; 3.1 Status of NPRS implementation; 3.1.1. Pillar 1: "Reform of public institutions, capacity-building, and promotion of a good governance policy."; 3.1.2 Pillar 2: "Accelerated Redistributive Growth"; 3.1.3 Pillar 3: "Creation of opportunities to increase and diversify the incomes of the poor"; 3.1.4 Pillar 4: "Human resources development and improved access to basic social services."
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (56 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781452779010

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