• Officials gather after the signing of the Nepal Compact, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 in Washington.

    Nepal Compact Signed

    The MCC Nepal Compact will increase the availability of electricity and lower transportation costs—helping to spur investments, accelerate economic growth, and reduce poverty.

  • Why Does MCC Care About Democracy?

    Why Does MCC Care About Democracy?

    Maïté Hostetter, Senior Policy Officer, Department of Policy and Evaluation, discusses why MCC prioritizes democracy and good governance in its evaluation of potential partner countries.

  • Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi, left, and MCC Acting CEO Jonathan Nash sign the Kosovo Threshold Program on September 12, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Steve Ruark for MCC)

    Kosovo Threshold Program Signed

    MCC’s threshold program with the Government of Kosovo addresses two major constraints to economic growth in one of the poorest countries in Europe.