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Tanzania - Joint IDA-IMF staff advisory note on the second national strategy for growth and reduction of poverty (English)

This Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) reviews Tanzania's Second National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (NSGRP--MKUKUTA II). MKUKUTA II adopts a result-based approach focusing on three clusters: cluster one: raising economic growth for reducing income poverty; cluster two: improving the quality of life and social well-being; and cluster three: improving governance and accountability. MKUKUTA II focuses more than its predecessor on enhancing productivity and growth in order to achieve more marked success in reducing income poverty. To do this, MKUKUTA II identifies selected 'growth drivers,' such as agriculture, and outlines sectoral strategies to promote productivity and private sector activity in these areas. The strategy also calls for a shift toward a greater role of the private sector in economic growth. To that end, five overarching themes are established: strengthening and establishing well functioning institutions and markets; efficient use and development of factors of production; provision of infrastructure; ensuring good economic governance; and resource mobilization and financing. This JSAN provides the staffs' analysis and advice to strengthen MKUKUTA II to help ensure its effective implementation. Key recommendations are to expand fiscal space through improving spending efficiency and enhancing domestic revenue mobilization in line with its potential, decisive actions to improve the investment climate, a well-considered plan for addressing infrastructure gaps, better prioritization of the strategy's objectives, and better specification of costing and realistic financing.

Details

  • Document Date

    2011/01/21

  • Document Type

    Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)

  • Report Number

    59168

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Tanzania,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2016/03/16

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Tanzania - Joint IDA-IMF staff advisory note on the second national strategy for growth and reduction of poverty

  • Keywords

    income poverty;information and communication technology;lack of transparency and accountability;Controller and Auditor General;Governance and Public Sector Management;public financial management reform;finance and economic;good governance;incidence of poverty;capacity for data collection;Food and Nutrition Security;access to health care;delivery of water supply;Primary and Secondary Education;medium term expenditure framework;access to financial service;small and medium enterprise;public financial management system;access to health service;inequitable distribution of resources;efficiency of resource allocation;rural area;domestic revenue;terms of skills;fight against corruption;private sector credit;enhancement of productivity;human resource capacity;operational target;culture and development;improving service delivery;Governance and Accountability;private sector activity;growth and development;climate change adaptation;people with disability;price of export;provision of infrastructure;factor of production;flow of capital;debt management capacity;health financing system;Health System Strengthening;secondary school attainment;fast population growth;rapid population growth;country economic memorandum;Social Safety Nets;social protection system;domestic revenue mobilization;debt service costs;external debt policy;health and nutrition;public investment program;education and health;foreign direct investment;high compliance costs;flow of fund;Public Finance Management;access to water;prevalence hiv;case of malaria;kilometers of road;Public Expenditure Management;economic partnership agreement;source of income;reduction of poverty;tax and regulation;secondary school education;global climate change;Natural Resource Management;small town utilities;health care service;natural resource sector;weak law enforcement;mode of transport;public secondary school;secondary school student;provision of service;public goods provision;sanitation and hygiene;Water Resource Management;structure of governance;Labor Market Flexibility;Access to Education;Rule of Law;domestic revenue collection;Private Sector Growth;Performance and Accountability;public service delivery;standard of living;payment settlement system;movement of labor;source income;primary school enrollment;economic crisis;global financial;factor market;vulnerable group;supply constraint;staff support;stakeholder consultation;fiscal space;cutting issues;delivery capacity;Natural Resources;food price;results framework;budgetary framework;Higher Education;agriculture sector;peace initiative;national implementation;reporting system;sectoral strategy;Tax Administration;investment climate;private investment;employment generation;Business Climate;Public Spending;academic institution;legal framework;capital flow;foreign borrowing;wealth creation;global environment;pension scheme;capital account;monetary policy;human rights;Macroeconomic Management;budget allocation;regulatory burden;formal business;lingua franca;export ban;investment incentive;monitoring tool;contract enforcement;moral integrity;Judicial Reform;Employment Issues;local taxes;education outcome;consultation process;sectoral reviews;civil society;institutional framework;monitoring arrangement;unequal distribution;Education Services;legal protection;agricultural sector;heavy subsidies;fighting poverty;school sector;transportation cost;personal security;schooling system;employment creation;regulatory capacity;market distortion;border post;market price;demographic trend;equitable sharing;wildlife resource;Maternal Mortality;institutional environment;commercial basis;Trade Policy;market concentration;manufacturing industry;community participation;government cooperation;agricultural production;credit registry;ruling party;mobile banking;employment opportunities;live birth;comparative advantage;Social Welfare;legal reform;judicial system;competition regime;individual citizen;poverty incidence;Gender Equality;financial market

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Tanzania - Joint IDA-IMF staff advisory note on the second national strategy for growth and reduction of poverty (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/648091468313466706/Tanzania-Joint-IDA-IMF-staff-advisory-note-on-the-second-national-strategy-for-growth-and-reduction-of-poverty