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Speech

Posted 4/17/2014

Remarks by MCC Senior Advisor Cassandra Q. Butts on Gender Equality

Senior Advisor Cassandra Q. Butts kicks off the event focused on the strides made in gender equality by explaining MCC's contributions to this goal by assessing gender, not just women, projects, turning policy into practice and embracing greater accountability.

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Blog Entry

Posted 4/18/2014

A bottom-up approach to managing irrigation in Mali

The Alatona Irrigation Project in Mali adopted an approach different than the typical “top-down” management of irrigation systems and built a project on incentives and transparency with the goal of ensuring sustainability.

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Blog Entry

Posted 4/15/2014

Farewell

With gratitude and hopefulness, MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes reflects on his tenure at MCC on his last day before departing to assume his duties at the U.S. Mission to the OECD.

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Blog Entry

Posted 4/11/2014

What has MCC learned from 10 years of country selectivity?

A decade of MCC's unique country selection system has proven that partner countries can be selected primarily using objective, quantifiable indicators of sound economic, social and democratic policies, MCC's Sheila Herrling writes.

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Most Recent Blog Entries

A bottom-up approach to managing irrigation in Mali

Posted on April 18, 2014 by Tim Mooney, director, agriculture, and Cynthia Berning, program officer, agriculture and land

The Alatona Irrigation Project in Mali adopted an approach different than the typical “top-down” management of irrigation systems and built a project on incentives and transparency with the goal of ensuring sustainability.

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Farewell

Posted on April 15, 2014 by Daniel W. Yohannes, Chief Executive Officer

With gratitude and hopefulness, MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes reflects on his tenure at MCC on his last day before departing to assume his duties at the U.S. Mission to the OECD.

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Most Recent Events

Empowering Women in Emerging Economies: Achieving Real Results

04/17/2014

As MCC marks our 10th anniversary, please join us for a discussion of new approaches to investments in gender equality.


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Twitter Chat: Investing in Women and Girls

04/10/2014

Join MCC and Devex on April 10th for a Twitter chat on the importance of investing in women and girls.


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Most Recent Newsletters

Milestones - Gender

1/01/2014

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Milestones - Energizing Africa

6/21/2013

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Most Recent Slideshows

Mongolia Compact Closeout Slideshow

This month, MCC is successfully completing compacts with Lesotho, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, and Tanzania. See how Mongolia celebrated the results and accomplishments from their compact through this slideshow.

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Lesotho Compact Closeout Slideshow

From health clinics to rural water points to critical policy reforms, see how MCC’s investments in health, water and private sector development are making a difference in the lives of more than 1 million people in Lesotho.

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Most Recent Speeches

Remarks by MCC Senior Advisor Cassandra Q. Butts on Gender Equality

Delivered by Cassandra Q. Butts on 4/17/2014

Senior Advisor Cassandra Q. Butts kicks off the event focused on the strides made in gender equality by explaining MCC's contributions to this goal by assessing gender, not just women, projects, turning policy into practice and embracing greater accountability.

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Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at the launch of the U.S. Global Development Lab

Delivered by on 4/03/2014

At the launch of the U.S. Global Development Lab, MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes shares how MCC can contribute to its success by sharing data and evidence, scaling up successes and supporting projects where science and technology add value.

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Most Recent Success Stories

4/03/2014

Preventing Mongolia's Leading Killers

The leading killers in Mongolia are preventable diseases that are being brought under control through MCC’s Health Project. With better health, Mongolians can move toward economic growth and prosperity. MCC kicks off World Health Day with this story.

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3/12/2014

From all Angles: BRIGHT Schools Improve Girls' Education

MCC built classrooms and launched adult literacy campaigns in the communities of Burkina Faso where girls’ education rates were the lowest. Enrollment and completion rates have increased, as have students’ math and language scores.

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Most Recent Videos

Reflections on MCC: Chris Williams

“What gets me out of bed every morning is that I know the work we're doing is improving the lives of literally millions of people around the world.” Chris Williams, Director, Investment and Risk Management Division.

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Reflections on MCC: Chris Williams

“What gets me out of bed every morning is that I know the work we’re doing is improving the lives of literally millions of people around the world.” Chris Williams, Director, Investment and Risk Management Division.

Reflections on MCC: Jennifer Witriol

“I would hope that [in the next 10 years]… we stay innovative, lean, and look at new ideas and ways of doing business... where we can still make a difference." Jennifer Witriol, Associate Director, Department of Policy and Evaluation, on MCC’s future.

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Reflections on MCC: Jennifer Witriol

“I would hope that [in the next 10 years]… we stay innovative, lean, and look at new ideas and ways of doing business… where we can still make a difference.” Jennifer Witriol, Associate Director, Department of Policy and Evaluation, on MCC’s future.


 

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