Press Release

MCC Releases 2012 Annual Report Highlighting Aid Effectiveness

For Immediate Release

April 3, 2013

The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) released its 2012 Annual Report summarizing the agency’s progress in the fight against global poverty. The report, “MCC: A New Standard for Aid Effectiveness,” highlights the MCC model and discusses MCC’s contributions to learning and advancing the discipline of development. It also emphasizes MCC’s role in promoting U.S. economic interests in the interdependent global marketplace.

The report provides an overview of MCC’s work from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012 and showcases MCC’s results-driven, country-led partnerships around the world. The report explains how MCC continues to push itself and its partners to deliver impactful, cost-effective development assistance.

The 2012 Annual Report provides a status update on current MCC programs worldwide and reviews results achieved in Benin, Ghana and El Salvador, where MCC compact programs were  completed during  the last fiscal year.

You can view the full 2012 Annual Report here:

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