Senegal: Poverty Reduction Support Credit

June 20, 2007

IDA CREDIT: US$20 million
TERMS: Grace Period = 10 years Maturity = 40 years.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: This one-tranche operation is the third and final of a planned series of Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC), and  strengthens  the cross-cutting policy and institutional actions that were emphasized in PRSC-I (US$30 million, January 2005) and PRSC-II (US$30 million, September 2006), including public financial management  reforms , more automatic and greater financial transfers to local governments, improved access to health services, labor market reforms, a better functioning of the judiciary system, and greater protection of vulnerable groups.

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Tim Carrington
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