Dominica: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

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International Monetary Fund, Aug 4, 2006 - 129 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Vision and Objectives of the GSPS
3
Dominicas Medium Term Challenges
5
DIMENSIONS AND DETERMINANTS OF POVERTY
7
B Characteristics of Poverty in Dominica
8
The Incidence of Poverty in Dominica
10
Geographical Distribution
11
Urban and Rural Poverty
12
Coping Mechanisms and Survival Strategies
21
E The Challenge of Poverty Reduction
22
REDUCING POVERTY AND IMPROVING SOCIAL PROTECTION
24
B The MediumTerm Poverty Reduction Strategy for Dominica
25
Poverty Reduction Policies and Programmes
26
Economic Development and Job Creation
27
Health
28
Education
29

Demographics
13
Ethnicity
14
Employment and Economic Activity
15
Disability and Health
16
Education
17
Housing
18
Ownership of Assets and Durables
19
The Elderly and the Disabled
20
Social Safety NetsSocial Sectors
30
Institutional
31
F Special Focus on the Carib Territory
33
RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS FOR IMPLEMENTING THE GSPS
85
IMPACTS MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF THE GSPS
94
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