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Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

This document presents the systematic country diagnostic (SCD) for Niger. It identifies the constraints and opportunities for achieving the twin goals of ending poverty and improving shared prosperity by 2030 in a sustainable manner while acknowledging: (a) the need for selectivity, and (b) the need to identify constraints that can feasibly be addressed. The objectives of the World Bank are closely associated with those of the Government of Niger, which aims in its renaissance program, to achieve rapid poverty reduction by 2035. To put Niger on a sustainable path of poverty reduction, a change in trajectory is needed urgently. Though poverty reduced over the past decade, much of it can be attributed to favorable external conditions which no longer exist.

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  • Document Date

    2017/11/28

  • Document Type

    Systematic Country Diagnostic

  • Report Number

    115661

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Niger,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2017/12/04

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity

  • Keywords

    environment and sustainable development;road maintenance fund;sustainable livestock development;electricity companies;Demographic and Health Survey;information and communication technology;rate of return to investment;Poverty and Equity;Cost of Doing Business;per capita consumption growth;binding constraint;higher level of education;adaptation to climate;united nations population fund;average level of education;United Nations Environment Programme;agency for international development;performance of service provider;access to the sea;choice in service provider;Cash for Work Program;resilience to climate change;impact on poverty reduction;access to health service;business environment;human capital;access to information;political settlement;risk and vulnerability;rapid population growth;total factor productivity;agriculture and livestock;state of emergency;Internally Displaced Person;poverty trap;Social Safety Nets;adult literacy training;reduction in poverty;high population growth;total fertility rate;food value chain;natural resource sector;investments in infrastructure;human capital constraint;perception of poverty;factor of production;trade and competitiveness;quality of education;private sector activity;decline in fertility;production of electricity;rainfall per year;jobs in agriculture;positive spillover effect;access to finance;cost of transportation;increase in labor;economic policy making;exchange rate;human capital outcomes;children per woman;quantity of water;world food programme;population growth rate;source of food;Exchange Rates;determinants of poverty;agricultural productivity increase;higher education level;informal sector activity;rural area;literacy and numeracy;investments in agriculture;quality of health;private sector operator;improved trade facilitation;number of refugees;improved market access;provision of service;impact on farmer;availability of water;access to irrigation;minimum consumption level;crude birth rate;crude death rate;high dropout rate;exposure to risk;environmental research;lack of asset;Promoting Private Sector;poverty does;illicit financial flows;high tax rate;informal insurance mechanism;centers of excellence;declining soil fertility;education and health;village health worker;human development indicator;small scale irrigation;investment in road;investments in education;access to capital;

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Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/998751512408491271/Niger-Systematic-Country-Diagnostic-priorities-for-ending-poverty-and-boosting-shared-prosperity