IMF support in Poor Countries: The reform of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT)

January 18, 2022, En ligne

FERDI organised a webinar on the reform of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Fund (PRGT). The aim was to discuss how the IMF intervenes in poor countries and how the PRGT reform meets their needs.

Replay forthcoming

3:00-4:30 PM (Paris time)

Moderator: Patrick Guillaumont, President of FERDI

  • Why was reform needed?

Bruno Cabrillac, Deputy Director General of Statistics, Studies and International Relations at Banque de France and Senior Fellow at Ferdi.

  • The key points of the reform and future funding needs.

Guillaume Chabert, Deputy Director - Strategy, Policy and Review Department at International Monetary Fund

  • What implications for users? What are the expected benefits / limitations?

Rindra Hasimbelo Rabarinirinarison, Minister of Economy and Finance, Madagascar 

Ngueto Yambaye, Director General of FAGACE, former Minister of Planning and Development of Chad, former IMF Executive Director for Francophone African countries, Ferdi Senior Fellow