This Second Progress Report on Tajikistanas Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) discusses key developments in the status and dynamics of poverty-related indicators in the country during 2004. Although economic growth has generated significant reductions in poverty rates in the past years, the report concludes that peopleas livelihoods have not changed drastically. Income poverty remains high. Peopleas access to energy, water, communications, education, and health services remains highly problematic. This report also reviews the governmentas macroeconomic management performance and discusses institutional shortfalls affecting the poverty reduction effort.Peoplea#39;s access to energy, water, communications, education and health services remain highly problematic. Chapter ... However, unless action is taken to reform these services, the additional funding will bring little practical change. ... Chapter 8 reviews the actions of the GOT targeting physical infrastructure rehabilitation.
|Title||:||Republic of Tajikistan|
|Author||:||International Monetary Fund|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2006-01-05|