The commitment could see the country receive between
This could bring the total resource envelope from
According to the new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) 2014/2018, launched yesterday in
The strategy sets out how combined
"The International development Association might commit about
"At the heart of the strategy lies the premise that the growth and other development dividends of the post conflict period have been skillfully harnessed and that transformation of the economy is underway."
He said as
A team at the
The proposed strategy optimises resources of the
It will help boost accountability through public financial management and decentralisation, thus driving sustainable economic development and poverty reduction, Turk said.
"Given the pace of change
Diarietou Gaye, the
Finance and Economic Planning minister Claver Gatete said the partnership was timely and important for the country to achieve its economic goals.
"It's important the Group is forming this new partnership strategy and reforming the way they have been delivering support to us to come together and support key priority areas. This will not only boost the private sector, but also accelerate economic growth," he said.
According to the strategy, both the
There will be additional investments for specific vulnerable groups, including ex-combatants and victims of gender-based violence.
This could help improve productivity and incomes of the poor through rural development and social protection programmes, according to Jack Odari, a lecturer at
The Group maintains that stepping up measures to make agriculture more climate-resilient while supporting the private sector by creating a better business environment remains a priority.
The new partnership also seeks to mitigate the risks on the regional projects and the exposure to fluctuations in aid flows through choice of instruments and aid dependence.
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