The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has set up a PRSP Monitoring and Synthesis Project. It is funded by the UK‘s Department for International Development and will provide analysis to DFID staff. The project will produce a regular newsletter, briefings and in-depth reports. The first two newsletters and a synthesis report on key findings of the PRSP process to date are available on the unit’s website.
After 4 years of on-off negotiation and public opposition, the government of Egypt has signed a loan deal with the IMF whose impacts civil society fears will encroach upon human rights, social protection and social provision, like health and education, upon which the poorest depend.
Investments by the World Bank-hosted Global Financing Facility (GFF) do not reflect the family planning priorities identified by developing countries and local communities. The GFF also continues to suffer from a lack of transparency and meaningful civil society participation, raising doubts about the new mechanism’s effectiveness.
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