Published on October 12, 2007
What is Programmatic Poverty Assessment?: What is Programmatic Poverty Assessment? A new approach which recognizes that effective poverty analysis and monitoring needs to be anchored in local institutional arrangements. Distinguishing elements are: Tailoring the poverty work to country-specific needs Developing a medium-term (3-year) poverty work program Including capacity building as an integral part of poverty work Providing a series of timely outputs to inform the country’s budget/policy needs and the Bank’s business needs Continuous dissemination process EXHIBIT 1 Programmatic Poverty Analysis in Russia – (1 of 2): Programmatic Poverty Analysis in Russia – (1 of 2) Strong ownership: Demand-driven 3 year program; Memorandum of Understanding with the Government; High-level inter-ministerial Coordination Council; Joint Bank-government team Partnership: with DfID (U.K.) in the design and implementation of the program (a special trust fund created); involvement of Russian academic community through a competitive “call for papers” and consultancies Bank commitment: multi-year program included in CAS; Multi-team Learning Grant to support Multisectoral team; WBI pilot for capacity enhancement Building Early Consensus on Results: series of learning events around draft analytical reports, and capacity building work EXHIBIT 2 Programmatic Poverty Analysis in Russia (2 of 2): Programmatic Poverty Analysis in Russia (2 of 2) Impact Improved methodology for poverty measurement Improved poverty monitoring (sampling, survey design,etc..) Open access to household-level datasets Improved administrative data statistics Enhanced capacity for poverty & social impact analysis Evidence-based policy to strengthen poverty focus Enhanced debate on poverty EXHIBIT 2 Programmatic Assessment of Poverty in Serbia and Montenegro: Programmatic Assessment of Poverty in Serbia and Montenegro Three-year program (FY02-05) of poverty work Joint analysis, capacity building and ongoing dissemination Partnership: World Bank, Government, international agencies, NGOs, and local researchers Operational Relevance: Fed into the development and implementation of the Govt.’s Poverty Reduction Strategy and the Bank’s Transitional Support Strategy (TSS) Dynamic design with flexibility for accommodating changing country situations and demands Impact PRSP completed by Government; adopts the poverty diagnostic Workshops and training to build local capacity, develop consensus on results, and disseminate them Counterpart preparation of Basic Poverty Impact Assessment Applied conditionality to structural adjustment operations EXHIBIT 3 Kazakhstan Poverty Program: Kazakhstan Poverty Program Three year program of poverty work (FY02-06) Sharing of the cost of the PA by the Government Sponsored local researchers through a competitive “call for papers” Partnership with other donors (e.g. ADB) Impact to date Move towards adoption of improved methodology for poverty analysis Strengthened capacity of statistics agency to develop robust data and poverty indicators Development of local community of researchers Revisiting the poverty impact of selective public policies EXHIBIT 4 Kyrgyz Poverty Assessment: Kyrgyz Poverty Assessment Joint Bank-Kyrgyz Poverty Assessment (FY02-03) Capacity-building, with WBI support Sponsored local researchers through a competitive “call for papers”, with Norwegian trust fund support Impact Key input into PRSP, CG donor meeting In-country dissemination Leading to the formulation of 3-year programmatic poverty work (FY04-FY06) EXHIBIT 5 ECA Household Data Archive: ECA Household Data Archive A centralized regional archive for household surveys –questionnaires, sample descriptions, survey reports, and other survey documentation “One-Stop Shop” for accessing regional household data – links with Global Poverty Monitoring group; users provided with complete and datasets and survey documentation Prepare regional and cross-country poverty indicators and update them periodically Promote a “community of users” Initiative sponsored by the ECA Chief Economist’s Office and PREM Check it out on the ECSPE’s website!! EXHIBIT 6
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