Information Technology in World Bank Lending

Information Technology in World Bank Lending

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This study describes a strategy to reduce poverty by boosting labor productivity and economic growth. It focuses on Uganda's two key sectors, agriculture and industry. The strategy seeks to make Uganda a self-sufficient food producer and a major crop exporter. It also advocates policies that would make the nation less dependent on imports and better at marketing its own products. Some suggestions include ways to improve labor markets, raise agricultural output, and broaden the tax base. Other recommendationsdiscuss ways to develop the financial sector and spur savings and investment. Also examined are the government's economic adjustment policies and their effects on the poor. Analysts point out the different ways that poverty affects men and women. The study also discusses how to increase public funds for social services that would improve the labor force. It recommends policies that will help women become full partners in Uganda's development. Tables and other illustrations throughout the text provide detailed statistics on Uganda's economic status. Topics include crop yields, poverty indicators, gross domestic product, and public sector expenses.Effectiveness is assumed if a service or process could deliver to the client aquot; exactly the service requested the first time ... For example, since 1980, AMEX has cut processing time for new credit card applications by half to 11 days and hasanbsp;...

Title:Information Technology in World Bank Lending
Author:Nagy Hanna, Sandor Boyson
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 1993-01-01


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