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Financing Uganda"s poverty reduction strategy

Mwanza Nkusu

Financing Uganda"s poverty reduction strategy

is aid causing more pain than gain

by Mwanza Nkusu

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Published by International Monetary Fund, African Dept. in [Washington D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty -- Uganda.,
  • Economic assistance -- Uganda.,
  • Economic development -- Uganda.,
  • Foreign exchange rates -- Uganda.,
  • Uganda -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Mwanza Nkusu.
    SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/04/170
    ContributionsInternational Monetary Fund. African Dept.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20960653M

    The report comprehensively analyzes the causes of poverty and recommends ways to accelerate poverty reduction and achieve more inclusive growth. In the immediate and short term there is a need to enhance government's poverty reduction strategy and involve key sectors for a collective and coordinated response to the problem. The Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy: A New Paradigm for Ghana 46 H.E. Professor George Gyan-Baffour, MP Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning. The Vision is a reflection of our aspiration and determination as Rwandans, to construct a united, democratic and inclusive Rwandan which are % of the population still living under the poverty line. In order to fully understand the present situation, it is important to strategies will be devised to move the economy into the File Size: KB.


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Financing Uganda"s poverty reduction strategy by Mwanza Nkusu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Poverty reduction has been for several years the overarching goal of the Bank Group and its Regional Member Countries (RMCs), which are now actively involved in promoting micro-finance as an important tool for poverty reduction.

The Uganda Poverty Alleviation Project (PAP) was the first of its kind to be financed by the African. Farms, cities and good fortune: assessing poverty reduction in Uganda from to Report No.

ACS i The Uganda Poverty Assessment Report Farms, cities and good fortune: assessing poverty reduction in Uganda from to Figure Access to finance A Decade of Budget Reform and Poverty Reduction by Florence Kuteesa, Ishmael Magona, Maris Wanyera and James Wokadala* Uganda’s economy has undergone major fluctuations from a vibrant economy in the s, to suffering severe macroeconomic imbalances in the s and s, to enjoying an economic revival since the late s.

bolstered the implementation of Uganda’s Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP). Inthe Bretton Woods institutions endorsed a summary Financing Ugandas poverty reduction strategy book the PEAP as the country’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) and declared that Uganda had qualified for Cited by: structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing.

This country document for the Republic of Uganda, dated Marchis being made available on the IMF website by agreement with the member country as a service to users of the IMF website.

Uganda's market-friendly development strategy and poverty reduction agenda have attracted large financial inflows, including aid. Duringconcerns about a possible aid-induced Dutch. According to the Poverty Assessment, Uganda has reduced monetary poverty at a very rapid rate. The proportion of the Ugandan population living below the national poverty line declined from % in to % in Similarly, the country was one of the fastest in Sub-Saharan Africa to reduce the share of its population living on $1.

poverty diagnosis and the formulation of a strategy to address poverty in its various dimensions. As emphasized above, however, the book is not intended to be prescriptive: it is not expected that any country would apply the guidelines in the entire book.

Nor is the book a panacea for all the difficultFile Size: 4MB. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AGENDA National Planning Authority Planning House, Clement Hill Road Plot 17B THEME: ENSURING THAT NO ONE IS LEFT BEHIND REVIEW REPORT ON UGANDA’S READINESS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AGENDA 1st July Revie r da’ in lementaio h da ii.

1 l iii 2 FOREWORD PRSP Poverty Reduction Strategy PaperFile Size: 2MB. Downloadable. Uganda's market-friendly development strategy and poverty reduction agenda have attracted large financial inflows, including aid.

Duringconcerns about a possible aid-induced Dutch disease were heightened by widening macroeconomic imbalances and an upward trend in the real effective exchange rate (REER). This paper shows that the REER remained broadly stable during a of Africa’s population of million lived in absolute poverty and the majority of the poor live in rural areas.

In both urban and rural areas, women as a group comprise of a high disproportion number of people in absolute poverty2. One of the biggest problems of Uganda like many other countries in Africa is poverty File Size: KB. Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers are the basis for getting assistance from World Bank and IMF (International Monetary Fund).

Government policies It has been observed that the major factors responsible for the acute poverty in Uganda are gender division and lack of proper labor utilization(specifically in agricultural sector). Case Study 4 How, When and Why does Poverty get Budget Priority: Poverty Reduction Strategy and Public Expenditure in Malawi ODI Working Paper Adrian Fozzard, Centre for Aid and Public Expenditure, ODI Chauncy Simwaka Case Study 5 How, When and Why does Poverty get Budget Priority: Poverty Reduction Strategy and Public Expenditure in Mozambique.

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.

However, if Uganda's GDP continues its 7 percent annual growth of recent years, if President Museveni's anti-poverty strategy promoted in March is effective, and if the country continues to benefit from the proposed US$ to US$ billion in external aid, then there is hope that the standard of living for the majority may improve.

Following fifteen years of Idi Amin, war and civil war, the Ugandan economy was in ruins by the time peace was restored in Since then Uganda has consistently been one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, leading to a substantial reduction in poverty. This book helps explain how this economic transformation was brought about.

Uganda's success has arguably had more influence on. The effectiveness of the World Bank's poverty reduction strategy: an evaluation (English) Abstract.

This, the Operations Evaluation Department's contribution to the poverty strategy review process, examines the implementation of the strategy, drawing lessons of experience.

Poverty and Uganda’s Macroeconomic growth •According to the UNHS data, the economy grew at % per annum between /02 - /09 (UBOS) and poverty declined from % in /03 to 31% in /06 and to 24% in / •The growth, while necessary for poverty reduction has created a disturbing parallelFile Size: KB. BACKGROUND – WELFARE IMPROVEMENTS AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN UGANDA, 1.

Uganda had a strong poverty reduction performance in the past two decades. Monetary poverty halved, with the poverty headcount rate declining from percent in /93 to percent in /10 (see Figure 1).

Both rural and urban poverty Size: KB. To date, there are 19 Model Parishes all over the country under implementation and five in the pipeline.

PAD has registered success in the model parishes and is proud that the model parish concept is to be rolled out as a national strategy for fighting poverty at the household level (according to the NRM Manifesto). Funding the promise: monitoring Uganda's health sector financing from an HIV/AIDS perspective.

Uganda's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP and resource allocation to the health sector) Kampala, Health Financing Strategy. Kampala: Ministry of Health; Cited by: 2. strategy and intervention should impact on poverty and uses evidence to justify this, it is difficult to pinpoint where evidence on performance has influenced the choice of policies and strategies.

The strategies chosen in sector plans should have clearly defined output indicators and targets, asFile Size: KB. Extreme poverty is defined as living on less than United States dollars (USD) purchasing power parity.

Uganda has made significant progress in eradicating poverty and achieved the first millennium development goal of halving the number of people in extreme poverty.

Uganda was listed as the 9th most successful country in Africa as regards poverty eradication. in Uganda confirm positive affects of microfinance services on poverty reduction, as will be outlined in Chapter The success of a microfinance program – defined in terms of outreach, financial sustainability and/or socio-economic im-pact – depends on an interaction between the characteristicsFile Size: KB.

poverty was pervasive in the developing world Twenty-four years later the data reveal that extreme poverty has been globe.

Most striking is the reduction in South and East Asia, extreme poverty. This reduction has been the result of many factors and implemented over the past 30 years the most unique developmental policies.

00 a day. The book places a particular emphasis on the fiscal issues encountered by countries that are in the process of implementing a poverty reduction strategy.

It provides an innovative analysis of many difficult policy issues plaguing less-developed economies in growing their economies while achieving poverty reduction. The recent World Bank study, Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa, offers governments and stakeholders both new suggestions as well as new takes on old recommendations, providing a clear if.

Uganda Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP) Relationship with Existing Development Policies/Plans: Following the introduction of a series of structural adjustment measures started fromThe Government of Uganda (GoU) formulated a new national development plan Vision inwhich provides an overview of long-term goals and aspirations by the year ("Prosperous people.

By Christina E. Malmberg. Uganda’s progress in reducing poverty is an African success story. In the last decade, the country recorded one of the fastest rates of extreme poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and the developing world.

The thrust of the study lies in knowing the effect of micro finance on the poverty alleviation. In this study it is analyzed that microfinance is an important element for an effective poverty reduction strategy. The role of Micro-Finance on poverty alleviation is checked both in social and economic aspects.

The social and economic factors. Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty.

Measures, like those promoted by Henry George in his economics classic Progress and Poverty, are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of ending poverty forever.

The Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) was created in September It replaced the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility.

The PRGF is a low-interest lending facility for low-income countries. It is based on country-owned Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers which are prepared by the government of the country. This chapter assesses health financing policy in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

It discusses the basic functions of health financing systems and the various mechanisms for effective revenue collection, pooling of resources, and purchase of interventions (WHO ).

It analyzes the basic financing challenges facing LMICs as a result of revenue generation and collection constraints Cited by: Balancing Rural Poverty Reduction and Citizen Participation: The Contradictions of Uganda’s Decentralization Program. implemented the skilled attendance at birth strategy, to meet a key.

The Government of Uganda has recognized the importance of disaster risk reduction and made it its third topmost priority in the Poverty Reduction Strategic Framework locally referred to as the Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP).

The third pillar of the PEAP is entitled “Security, Conflict Resolution and Disaster Management”. The PEAP is the. strategy for sustainable development and poverty reduction, avoiding the economic stagnation which characterised the past. This document presents Rwanda’s strategy for poverty reduction and economic growth.

It has been developed through a national consultative process, in which the priorities of the poor have been addressedFile Size: 2MB.

This article examines the relationship between microfinance and poverty reduction at the macro-level, using cross-sectional data covering microfinance institutions (MFIS) for The cross-sectional data are supplemented by a two-period ( and ) panel data of microfinance institutions in 57 developing by: A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Citation: Tumwesigye, R., Twebaze, P., Makuregye, N., Muyambi, E., () Key issues in Uganda’s energy sector, Pro-Biodiversity Conservationists in Uganda (PROBICOU) / International Institute for Environment and Development.

London. Designed by SteersMcGillanEvesFile Size: 1MB. The National Strategy for Private Sector Development (NSPSD) FY //22 sets out a comprehensive scheme for coordinating the growth and development of the Private Sector in Uganda.

The overall goal of the Strategy is to “increase competitiveness of the Private Sector and enhance its contribution to economic development”.File Size: 1MB. Poverty focused policies for development and poverty reduction 10 Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) and Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRSs) 11 The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 12 Building capabilities 13 Pro-poor growth 14 Social protection 15 Inclusion, anti-discrimination and empowerment 16 5.

The progress in agricultural sector provides surplus for increasing the exports of agricultural products.

In the earlier stages of development, an increase in the exports earning is more desirable because of the greater strains on the foreign exchange situation needed for the financing of imports of basic and essential capital goods.Globally, the number of people in absolute poverty has been in decline for around 25years (Poverty Reduction in Africa by Paul Collier ), yet in Africa it is still increasing.

The challenge of poverty reduction in Africa is of a different order from that elsewhere and will require different : Nicolenstia Bateau.Following programs such as the Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP), implemented between showed progress but due to structural issues was later updated to Uganda’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) in [13].