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Pro-poor Investments in Ethiopia Accelerate Economic Growth

July 6, 2016

In the past decade, Ethiopia’s investment in pro-poor sectors has resulted in impressive economic growth and poverty reduction. To meet its development objectives, the government has identified key sectors to focus public spending such as roads, education, agriculture and health. The newly published Ethiopia Public Expenditure Review analyzes recent fiscal developments in Ethiopia within the context of a broad infrastructure investment program for growth and poverty reduction.