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Maldives - Identifying opportunities and constraints to ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity : a systematic country diagnostic (Inglês)

Maldives is an island nation scattered in the Indian Ocean comprising 1,190 small coral islands of which 190 are inhabited by a local population of 341,000. Maldives’ unique archipelagic coral island provides the country with an extremely rich and diverse marine ecological system. With more territorial sea than land, marine resources have played a vital role shaping the contours of economic development, with nature-based tourism being the key driver of economic growth and fisheries an important sector of employment for the local population. Maldives developed a successful high-end tourism sector, whose sizeable rents have been redistributed to the population to address its development challenges. This systematic country diagnostic for Maldives aims at identifying the most critical constraints and opportunities facing the country as it works towards promoting sustainable growth, reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity. In addition to serving as a public good for the government, civil society, research and academic community, and local and international development partners, the findings of the SCD will be used as key inputs in the preparation of the WBG strategy, the Country Partnership Framework, which will outline how the Bank Group’s engagement in Maldives can best contribute towards achieving the twin goals.

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  • Data do documento

    2015/09/01

  • TIpo de documento

    Systematic Country Diagnostic

  • No. do relatório

    100451

  • Nº do volume

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • País

    Maldivas,

  • Região

    Sul da Ásia,

  • Data de divulgação

    2016/04/19

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Nome do documento

    Maldives - Identifying opportunities and constraints to ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity : a systematic country diagnostic

  • Palavras-chave

    tourism;tourism sector;Goods and Service Tax;Household Income and Expenditure Survey;environmental specialist;life expectancy at birth;small and medium enterprise;Growth Elasticity of Poverty;Growth and Shared Prosperity;Fisheries;effect of climate change;Management of Natural Resources;cost of electricity production;water health;renewable source of energy;cost of electricity generation;cost of service delivery;fresh water for irrigation;legal and regulatory framework;access to finance;local population;public resource management;investment climate;bureau of statistic;infant mortality rate;development of tourism;public sector employment;international development partner;household survey data;gross domestic product;public service job;diversification of investor;barrier to entry;vulnerability to shock;lack of skill;source of revenue;high youth unemployment;employment of woman;trade education;financial sector development;rising sea levels;forms of employment;gender and youth;economies of scale;disparities between men;form of taxation;dimension of governance;lack of transparency;labor force data;share of employment;consultations with stakeholders;fruit and vegetable;growth in agriculture;role of tourism;Solid Waste Management;balance of payment;jobs in education;access to health;participation of woman;Natural Resource Management;defined contribution pension;availability of finance;constraints to growth;limited job opportunities;effect of transfer;higher education participation;degree of certainty;fishery management system;national poverty line;Rule of Law;development of enterprise;national poverty rate;managing natural resources;management of state;higher interest rate;public financial resource;lack of investment;sustainable poverty reduction;public service delivery;quality of education;human development outcome;high public debt;macroeconomic and fiscal;social insurance scheme;foreign direct investment;understanding of poverty;central government control;social and environmental;Foreign Exchange Reserve;fishery sector;local economy;electricity subsidies;universal health;social sustainability;program leader;

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