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Title The poverty reduction strategy initiative : an independent evaluation of the World Bank's support through 2003 / [report was prepared by a team comprising Bill Battaile and others]
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 105 pages) : illustrations
Series Operations evaluation studies
World Bank operations evaluation study.
Contents 1. The PRSP Initiative : objectives and relevance -- 2. Implementation of design features -- 3. Preliminary results -- 4. Alignment of the bank's assistance -- 5. Findings and recommendations -- Annex A. Summary of the BWI policy papers on the PRSP Initiative -- Annex B. Guidelines for country case studies -- Annex C. PRSP status of 81 IDA-eligible countries as of May 2004 -- Annex D. Survey of national stakeholders in the 10 case study countries -- Annex E. Review of joint staff assessments of PRSPs -- Annex F. Management response -- Annex G. Chairman's summary : Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE)
Summary Annotation The Latin American Development Forum promotes debate and disseminates knowledge and analysis on economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Institutional Sponsors of this series are the World Bank, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). This book provides an independent assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Initiative for the World Bank as well as the broader development community. It offers a frank and in-depth review of the progress thus far, with particular focus on the role and effectiveness of the Bank's support, drawing from extensive discussions with national stakeholders in Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRSP) countries, research and analytical work, and country case study reports on ten PRSP countries: Albania, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Guinea, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Tanzania, and Vietnam
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-105)
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Subject International Monetary Fund.
World Bank.
Economic assistance -- Developing countries -- Evaluation.
Economic development projects -- Developing countries -- Evaluation.
Poverty -- Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Battaile, William G., 1964-
LC no. 2004051224
ISBN 1417545798 (electronic bk.)
9781417545797 (electronic bk.)