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BoT Bank of Tanzania

CAS Country Assistance Strategy

CSO Civil Society Organisation

DED District Executive Director

ELCT Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania

ESAF Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility 

GDP Gross Domestic Product

GNP Gross National Product

HBS Household Budget Survey (1991/92)

HIPC Highly Indebted Poor Countries

HRDS Human Resource Development Survey (1993)

HRS Human Resource Survey (1983)

IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)

IFM Integrated Financial Management Information System

IMCI Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses

IMF International Monetary Fund

LGRP Local Government Reform Programme

M&E Monitoring and Evaluation

MDF Multilateral Development Fund

MSME Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

MTEF Medium-term Expenditure Framework

NBS National Bureau of Statistics

NGO Non Government Organisation

NPES National Poverty Eradication Strategy

OPM Oxford Policy Management

PER Public Expenditure Review

PL Poverty Line

PMI Poverty and Welfare Monitoring Indicators 

PPA Participatory Poverty Assessment (1995)

PRGF Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

PRSC Poverty Reduction Support Credit 

PRSP Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

PSAC-I Programmatic Structural Adjustment Credit

PSRP Public Service Reform Programme

RAS Regional Administrative Secretaries

SME Small to medium Enterprises

TAS Tanzania Assistance Strategy

TASAF Tanzania Social Action Fund

TIC Tanzania Investment Centre

TIPER Tanzanian-Italian Petroleum Refinery

TRCHS Tanzania Reproductive and Child Health Survey (1999)

TSED Tanzania Socio-Economic Database

TTC Teacher Training College

VPO Vice President's Office



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