Today is World AIDS Day. MCC and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief are working to empower and enable our country partners to use data to enhance their program results and move us closer to an AIDS-free generation.
During a recent visit to MCC, development economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala joined MCC CEO Dana J. Hyde to discuss challenges facing Africa, ensuring inclusive economic growth, and advice for young women when choosing a workplace.
On November 11, Veterans Day, we honor those who have served and sacrificed for our country. Members of the MCC team share their stories of military service and life at MCC, and reflect on how core military values and skills have influenced their work.
Javier Parada, a doctoral student in agricultural and resource economics at UC Davis, was the winner of MCC’s first Open Data Challenge. Javier explains how access to MCC’s data helped to advance his research on road rehabilitation in Nicaragua.
MCC’s investment in school infrastructure as part of the Niger Threshold Program helped improve academic outcomes, especially among girls, according to an impact evaluation by Mathematica Policy Research.
As part of the $437 million Niger Compact, MCC will invest in building the country’s statistical capacity, which will help the Government of Niger better use agricultural data to achieve and measure progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.