The PRSP presents a number of direct challenges to donors:
Accepting a common poverty reduction framework (PRSP) means accepting other common practices, including policy design, financial reporting, performance monitoring, accounting and audit.
The PRS process is first and foremost about the agreement between a government and its own stakeholders about what it will be held to account for delivering. Donors should therefore base their decisions to provide assistance on the credibility of those commitments.
Donors’ partnership with government is a central matter.
But partnership means sharing; sharing with government, CSOs, other donors, and IFIs