MCC Vice President Karen Sessions joined senior U.S. government officials in Côte d’Ivoire as part of a trip in support of the recently launched Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative (W-GDP).
At its quarterly meeting, the MCC Board of Directors received an update on the agency’s current investment portfolio, learned about progress on the agency’s concurrent regional compact development and approved the proposed compact with Sri Lanka.
MCC COO Jonathan Nash joined U.S. businesses, fellow U.S. agency officials, and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today at the White House for a meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa.
The U.S. Government's Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the Government of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire today signed a five-year, $524.7 million compact to spur economic growth and reduce poverty in Côte d’Ivoire.
At its quarterly meeting on June 20, MCC's Board of Directors voted to approve the first-ever compact with the country of Niger. The $437 million compact will strengthen Niger's agricultural sector by improving water availability, roads and market access.