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Compact Signing Ceremony with Benin

February 22, 2006

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.