MCC and Namibia worked together to promote natural conservation and ecotourism to help communities create jobs, attract investment and fight poverty. The partnership created the hope of economic prosperity for Namibia's future.

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Telling Namibia’s story to a new audience

Reaching new audiences was a key component of the Namibia Compact's Tourism Project. One Virginia-based company marketed the natural beauties of Etosha National Park to audiences across North America. Read

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At home in Namibia

New staff housing at Etosha National Park in Namibia is designed to attract and retain top talent, ultimately drawing more tourists to the park and more income to local communities. For one ranger, the change is already evident. Read

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A ride to showcase MCC’s results in Moldova

The Moldovan prime minister and the American ambassador led a ride of more than 100 cyclists who braved near-freezing temperatures to help showcase the Sarateni-Soroca road, which MCC helped upgrade. Read

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Tourism brings change to Namibian conservancy

MCC’s Tourism Project is helping improve life on the #Khoadi//Hoas conservancy in northern Namibia. Listen to the conservancy manager describe how the community is drawing outside investment to create jobs and income for its residents.Watch

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MCC at ten: ten years of reducing poverty

At this decade milestone, celebrate the progress and explore the evidence of how MCC is improving the lives of the world’s poor by reducing poverty through economic growth.

Calendar of Events

  • September 19, 2014

    Quarterly Public Town Hall Meeting

    MCC will hold a town hall meeting. Topics of discussion will include overview of the September Board of Directors meeting, MCC's FY 2015 Selection Criteria and Methodology Report, regional approaches and compact operations.This event is open to the public.
  • September 17, 2014

    Board of Directors Meeting, September 2014

    The Millennium Challenge Corporation's nine-member Board of Directors will hold its quarterly meeting to discuss the FY 2015 Selection Criteria and Methodology Report, regional approaches and compact operations. This event is closed to the public.
  • August 5, 2014

    Ghana Compact Signing Ceremony

    MCC and the Republic of Ghana will sign a five-year compact for up to $498.2 million that will transform Ghana's power sector and potentially catalyze billions of dollars in private investment.

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Initiatives


MCC supports the United Nations Millennium Development Goals to reduce poverty and hunger, strengthen access to education and improve health by emphasizing good governance and the prioritization of investments toward sustainable economic growth.