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Financing pro-poor growth in Africa

Matthew Martin

Financing pro-poor growth in Africa

AERC Senior Policy Seminar VI : Kampala, Uganda, 2-4 March 2004.

by Matthew Martin

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  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- Africa -- Congresses.,
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    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsKarugia, J. T., Crouch, Margaret., African Economic Research Consortium., AERC Senior Policy Seminar (6th : 2004 : Kampala, Uganda)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 P6363 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21191836M
    ISBN 109966944788, 996694446X
    ISBN 109789966944788, 9789966944467


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SUSTAINING AND ACCELERATING PRO-POOR GROWTH IN AFRICA iv Boxes 1. Growth Experiences: Uganda, The Gambia, and Nigeria 9 2. Effect of Alternative Weighting Methods on Growth Comparisons 11 3.

Risks to Sustainability of Growth Accelerations: HIV/AIDS and Poverty 28 Tables 1. Acceleration Start Dates and Per Capita Growth Rates for.

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From senior leaders in McKinsey's African offices and a leading executive on the continent, this book draws on in-depth /5(31). The author based the definition of pro-poor growth on Kakwani and Pernia (): growth is pro-poor if the poor population benefits from the growth process more than the non-poor, i.e.

pro-poor growth is a combination of growth in the mean income plus reduction in by: 2. Four pro-poor growth measures were analyzed, compared and applied to East Africa. Most of the surveyed spells were poverty reducing (growth Financing pro-poor growth in Africa book poverty reduction).

In most of such spells, the poor benefited less from growth than the by: 2. This paper was prepared as part of the USAID/DAI/BIDE project on Pro-Poor Growth Strategies.

Parts of earlier versions were delivered as the Keynote Address at the Workshop on Institutional Innovation for Pro-Poor Agricultural Growth: A Case Study in South Africa, Financing pro-poor growth in Africa book Author: Timmer, P. This Briefing Paper provides an introduction to pro-poor growth.

It reviews the concepts of growth, poverty reduction, inequality, and democracy and accountability in the pro-poor growth context. It also discusses the policy implications of a pro-poor growth approach and tools that can be used to direct such strategies. Key concepts in the pro.

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Yet, this paper finds evidence that growth has more than proportionately benefited the top quintile during PRSP implementation. It finds that PRSP File Size: KB. Financing economic growth and development in Africa. Article Type: Editorial From: African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, Volume 4, Issue 3 Economists generally recommend the use of domestic savings rather Financing pro-poor growth in Africa book external borrowing to finance investments in developing : John Kuada.

The image of sub-Saharan Africa historically has largely been that of a poor region subject to frequent famines and conflicts, but is viewed today as a rapidly urbanising region with rising per capita incomes.

It ranks second in population growth in the world and boasts 16 of the 29 economies projected to grow the fastest during – the core of its objectives: determine if tourism is a viable option for pro-poor growth in Africa. First, an analysis of the industry will highlight its potentialities for poverty reduction; sec-ondly, some of the major documents and initiatives concerning tourism policy and povertyFile Size: KB.

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growth estimates scatter considerably and add up to a small positive, but insignificant, effect on growth. The zero correlation result has yet to be overcome. The main role of foreign aid in stimulating economic growth is to supplement domestic sources of finance such as savings, thus increasing the amount of investment and capital Size: KB.

Introduction: A pro-poor approach for assessing the efficiency of public health financing The purpose of this paper is to highlight and get deeper understanding of what kind of health policies is more beneficial for the poor. It aims at provoking discussion on the reach of health policies for the poor and the very poor.

Africa's external debt problems: Excluding a few less impacted countries, at over per cent of GDP for the better part of this decade (leaving out South Africa and Nigeria data), Africa’s debt is essentially non-payable and certainly unsustainable under any sensible growth-oriented macroeconomic scenario.

The growth process is said to be “pro-poor” if and only if poor people benefit in absolute terms, as reflected in an appropriate measure of poverty (Ravallion and Chen, ). The extent to which growth is pro-poor by this definition depends solely on the rate of change inFile Size: KB. Africa’s economic, social, and political history largely determines its current economic development.

The externally imposed structural adjustment programs and reform initiatives of the s and s failed to promote productivity, employment, and poverty reduction. Sincemost African couAuthor: Abbi Mamo Kedir. Natural Resources and Pro-Poor Growth will be of interest to a wide audience and is specifically tailored for policy makers and economic decision makers, from development co-operation agencies to ministries of finance and planning in partner Size: 2MB.

Access to Finance for SMEs By the World Bank, Ghana office This paper has been jointly produce by ACET and World Bank, and sponsored by The ACET WayFile Size: 1MB. Financing pro-poor growth in Africa: AERC Senior Policy Seminar VI: Kampala, Uganda, March Ch.

Finance and Growth: Theory and Evidence 1. Introduction Economists disagree sharply about the role of the financial sector in economic growth. Finance is not even discussed in a collection of essays by the “pioneers of development economics”[Meier and Seers ()], including three Nobel Prize winners, and Nobel.

SME Initiatives Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) are important drivers of growth in economies across Sub Saharan Africa, accounting for up to 90% of all businesses in these markets.

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The growth of the industry is a testament to the high demand for microcredit. “Microcredit is an effective catalyst in alleviating poverty in Africa.

People need access to capital to grow their informal and formal businesses that offer them a regular income and enable them to lead decent lives,” says Mads Kjaer. that are supportive of pro-poor growth.

Whilst undoubtedly donors will still have a central role to play in Africa’s poverty reduction strategies for some time yet, there is an attempt currently to place African governments, its people and particularly the poor at the centre of the poverty reduction and pro-poor growth agendas.

Trade finance in South Africa: finding the right finance partner Companies involved in local or foreign trade often need trade or stock finance to fund the operational cycle. This is because these companies must first pay suppliers for stock and raw materials before producing their goods and.

The term “pro-poor growth” has recently become pervasive in discussions of development policy. Despite widespread use of the term, there is much less consensus as to what exactly pro-poor growth means, let alone what its determinants are.

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