Donors Call For Reforms To Boost Micronesia Results
Pacific Magazine, November 10, 2006.
Some key points: Donors this week called for reforms to be stepped up in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to assure greater progress in future assistance programs….Development partners noted that significant levels of assistance are received by FSM, but previous programs have not always achieved their objectives….They urged the government to demonstrate its commitment to achieving improved results through speedier reforms to [among other things]
-Promote more effective donor coordination
-Raise public awareness and understanding of reform priorities and development objectives.
ADB's strategy in the FSM focuses on three broad objectives: good governance, social service development, and pro-poor economic growth. Since joining ADB in 1990, FSM has received more than $97 million in assistance.
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