MCC and DFID Sign Agreement to Coordinate Poverty-Reduction Efforts

 

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 from 6:00 am to 6:00 am

United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID)

On Feb., 19, 2008, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) signed a first-of-its-kind Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations which will increase coordination and make their poverty reduction efforts more effective in Africa and throughout the globe.

MCC CEO Ambassador John J. Danilovich and the Secretary of State for International Development, Douglas Alexander MP signed the memorandum at DFID’s London Headquarters as the culmination of a series of working-level meetings between the two agencies’ officials.