Burkina Faso: Eighth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC-8)

September 23, 2008

IDA Credit: US$100 million
TERMS: Maturity = 40 years; Grace= 10 years
Project Description: This project, the second of a series of three Poverty Reduction Support Credits, aims to support the acceleration of real growth and the reduction of poverty incidence in Burkina Faso by supporting action to: (i) improve the investment climate and promote exports; (ii) improve access to basic services through deepened decentralization; and (iii) promote efficiency, transparency and accountability in the use of public resources through enhanced public financial management.

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