Groundbreaking discovery helps rural communities in Niger tackle food insecurity.
March 15, 2021
MCC invests in women through policy reform, training, and other targeted actions.
October 30, 2020
Ismène Ahamide Zounmenou is growing her business through MCC’s Benin Power Compact.
March 31, 2020
MCC is working with partner countries to increase women’s economic empowerment through greater participation in the energy sector.
February 27, 2018
MCC’s compact with the Government of Benin reached a milestone this week with the launch of the first call for projects for the Off-Grid Clean Energy Facility.
March 7, 2017
Madame Awahou Codjo is a small business owner in Cotonou who benefitted from MCC’s 2006 investments in Benin. Now, she stands to benefit from MCC’s $375 million Benin Power Compact.
October 31, 2016
MCC CEO Dana J. Hyde was in West Africa to visit four partner countries where MCC is making major investments in energy infrastructure to reduce energy poverty: Benin, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana.
May 10, 2016
The development landscape has changed fundamentally. Private actors and private finance increasingly drive development, and annual private financial flows to developing countries now amount to more than five times official aid flows.