• A New Approach to Water Management in Moldova

    MCC's five-year, $262 million compact with Moldova helped organize water users associations that manage modern irrigation systems, supporting the production of high-value agricultural products.

  • Unearthing Moldova's Rich History

    Crews working on an MCC-funded road project unearth ancient artifacts, including homes, pottery and tools.

  • A Global Call for 'Inclusive' Growth

    The next 15 years will require a concerted effort to promote inclusive economic growth that ensures growth continues to improve the lives of the poor. That is a driving focus of the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • 70 years in the making, a bridge transforms this Senegal community

    The Millennium Challenge Corporation, as part of its five-year, $540 million compact with Senegal, financed the construction of the Ndioum Bridge. As one local teacher put it: "It’s not debatable. This will be a better future for our children."

  • Matchmaking to Promote Private Investment in Moldova

    MCC and MCA-Moldova organized a high-value agriculture investment and trade roundtable this summer to connect Moldovan farmers with businesses from abroad. Participants included U.S. Ambassador James D. Pettit and John Deere representative Dirk Stratmann.

  • MCC Evidence: Want to help the poor? Focus on economic growth

    A country's support for sound economic and social policies and democratic governance ensures inclusive growth that reaches the poorest segments of society. MCC research shows that growth in MCC partner countries includes the poor.

  • Democratic Rights Are Crucial To Sustainable Development

    Aid is generally most effective in countries with a sound commitment to accountable and democratic governance. That’s why MCC places a strong focus on democracy when selecting partner countries, which creates incentives for democratic reform.

  • Access to Power Is Empowering

    More than a hundred practitioners and thought leaders gathered at MCC headquarters in Washington, DC for the “Energy for Development Conference: Promoting a Gender-Inclusive and Pro-Poor Sector.”

  • The future of Moldovan agriculture lies beyond its borders

    MCC's $125.4 million project funded the rehabilitation of 10 pumping stations along the country's two main rivers, the Prut and the Nistru, to improve the quantity and quality of irrigation water for more than 37,000 acres.

  • Linking markets, creating opportunities in northern Senegal

    MCC rebuilt the RN2 highway in northern Senegal, linking businesses and farmers with to major national and international markets. For some Senegalese, the new highway is already making an impact.