Compact Signing Ceremony with Benin

On Feb. 22, 2006, MCC signed a five-year, approximately $307 million Compact with the Government of the Republic of Benin. The Program is expected to benefit up to 5 million Beninese, over half of Benin’s population, and lift an estimated 250,000 of its citizens out of poverty by the year 2015.

Related Country Programs

  • Benin Compact

    MCC helped increase access to markets, land, justice, and financial services, including a major modernization of the Port of Cotonou that reduced port costs, shortened wait times and boosted traffic at the regional commercial hub.