Funding Insights:
World Bank Procurement
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Fragile states. The “learning crisis.” Digital economies in Africa. Last month, the World Bank Spring Meetings offered a glimpse at the institution’s major priorities. How do these priorities stack up to past disbursements — and how might they be operationalized moving forward?

In the wake of the approval of a $13 billion capital increase, Devex is convening a panel of World Bank and development data experts to discuss the past trends — and future — of World Bank procurement.

This one-hour webinar will cover:
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Diomedes Berroa
Diomedes Berroa
Lead Procurement Specialist, Operations Policy and Country Services, World Bank

Mr. Diomedes Berroa is a Panamanian lawyer and joined the World Bank Group in 2000 in the Department of Institutional Integrity as an Operations Officer. He has since held various positions including the World Bank Procurement Coordinator in the Latin America, Europe and Central Asian regions. Currently Mr. Berroa is a Lead Procurement Specialist at Operations Policy and Country Services Vice Presidency (OPCS), being responsible for drafting the new procurement Framework.
Raquel Alcega
Development Data Manager, Devex

Raquel Alcega leads Devex's development data team, which tracks and analyzes the funding, programs and activities of financial institutions, philanthropic organizations and corporations that operate at the intersection of business and global development. Prior to joining Devex's Barcelona office, she worked in business development in Washington, D.C., and as a researcher in Russia and Mexico.

Sophie Edwards Sophie Edwards - Moderator
Reporter, Devex

Sophie Edwards is a reporter for Devex based in London covering global development news including global education, water and sanitation, innovative financing, the environment along with other topics. She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U.K. She has an MA from the Institute of Development Studies and a BA from Cambridge University.