METAC’s resources are available to (i) identify and design measures to strengthen specific aspects of economic and financial management; (ii) prepare detailed implementation plans based on the diagnostic work conducted by IMF-Headquarters; (iii) provide policy and technical advice either by the Center’s resident advisers or by experts from the IMF roster; (iv) organize hands-on training, seminars, workshops to allow for peer-to-peer learning and disseminate good practices; (v) review proposals by governments for consistency with internationally agreed standards, and (vi) coordinate activities with other technical assistance providers.

Yemen’s security environment has deteriorated since 2015. With the famine and cholera outbreak, there is a dire humanitarian situation. The country faces the challenges of securing conditions for provision of international assistance, stabilizing the economy, and rebuilding institutions and infrastructure. Since the intensification of conflicts in 2015, METAC has reduced its activities in Yemen.