U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit 2014, Washington, DC

President Obama will welcome leaders from across the African continent in August for a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

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Malawi’s semi-annual review: Shedding light on power sector reform

Malawi's main electrical utility is holding semi-annual public meetings to provide transparency into the broad power sector reforms the country has adopted under its MCC compact. Read

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What a difference a paved road makes

The MCC-funded roads project in Burkina Faso's western region opens new opportunities for thousands of people in remote villages to bring their goods to market. Here's the story of one beneficiary whose life is changing because of the new road. Read

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Traffic safety signs people can relate to

People living along the MCC-funded road in six municipalities in northwestern Burkina Faso were challenged to come up with relevant road safety signs. The home-grown messages place a spotlight on the community's shared values. Read

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Resettlement means opportunity for all

Roads being built as part of MCC's $480.9 million compact with Burkina Faso create opportunities for economic growth; taking care of those affected by the construction is just as important.  Read

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Compact Procurements
Procurement Date Country
Training services Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:14:25 EDT Buyer: MCA-Senegal
GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE No5 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:31:18 EDT Buyer: MCA-Zambia
GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:28:51 EDT Buyer: MCA-Georgia

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Featured Result

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

  • July 17, 2014

    Twitter Chat: Food Security and Economic Development in Burkina Faso

    Join MCC and ACDI/VOCA on July 17 for a Twitter chat about food security and economic development in Burkina Faso
  • June 20, 2014

    Quarterly Public Town Hall

    MCC will hold a town hall meeting. Topics of discussion will include overview of the June Board of Directors meeting and MCC's second compact with Ghana.This event is open to the public.
  • June 18, 2014

    Board of Directors Meeting, June 2014

    The Millennium Challenge Corporation's nine-member Board of Directors will hold its quarterly meeting to discuss the agency's second compact with Ghana and strategic issues shaping MCC's selection decisions. This event is closed to the public.

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Principles into Practice

Country Selectivity

MCC works with a limited number of well-governed poor countries and is the only donor agency in the world to base country selection so heavily—and so transparently—on public, third-party policy performance data. Read the paper or the issue brief about how MCC puts the principle of country selectivity into practice.