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The Evolution and Characteristics of Poverty and Inequality in Rwanda

  • An Ansoms
  • Stefaan Marysse

Abstract

In September 1999, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund launched a new programme named the ‘Poverty Reduction Strategy’. It was presented as a new financial framework with the primary purpose of ‘fighting poverty’. With over 32 countries at the implementation phase of the PRSP,1 this new strategy has become an important conditionality, as crucially it provides access to financial aid from the PRGF2 and the HIPC3 initiative.

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International Monetary Fund Poverty Reduction Economic Planning Military Expenditure Land Property 
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