Projected Results by End of Compact
The El Salvador Compact aims to achieve the results below by the end of the Compact in September 2012:
- Reduce the poverty rate in the Northern Zone by 8 percentage points by 2017 (this targets extends 5 years beyond the end of the Compact)
- Increase electricity coverage in the Northern Zone from 70 percent to a minimum of 97 percent, and
- Reduce the time required to travel from Guatemala to Honduras through the Northern Zone by 50 percent.
Results to Date
Information on results to date is available in the Table of Key Performance Indicators (a subset of the full set monitored under the El Salvador Monitoring and Evaluation Plan). The full set of performance indicators is detailed in the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.
Impact Evaluation Framework
In addition to careful monitoring of implementation performance and measurement of preliminary results, MCC is funding independent evaluations that will assess what would have happened in the absence of the MCC investments and measure the gains in incomes that can be attributed specifically to MCC-funded activities. Read more about the evaluations of the education, water and sanitation, electrification, productive development, and connectivity activities.