A market in El Salvador. World Bank recently signed its 2016-2019 Country Partnership Framework, which aims to support the country's government in creating growth, inclusion and sustainability. Photo by: Christopher Porter / CC BY-NC-ND


Since the end of the civil war in 1992, El Salvador has made great strides in improving its political and social conditions. However, several ills such as inequality, poverty and low growth indicators continue to persist.

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Dorcas Juliette Ramos- Caraig

As development analyst, Dorcas studies bilateral and multilateral donors’ partnership strategies and writes country-level reports that highlight priority sectors and annual funding allocations. She also monitors pipeline opportunities and trends from donor agencies such as the ADB, DAFTD Canada and NADB. She is currently taking her master’s degree at the University of the Philippines, specializing in Asian foreign relations. Prior to joining Devex, Dorcas worked as a researcher at government institutions.

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