Benin Minister of Finance Komi Koutche and MCC CEO Dana J. Hyde sign the $375 million Benin Power Compact in the presence of Benin President Dr. Thomas Boni Yayi and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in Washington.
Watch MCC's Quarterly Town Hall on YouTube. The discussion reviewed the September Board of Directors meeting, including the approval of compacts with Liberia and Morocco and approval of a threshold program with Sierra Leone.
MCC's five-year, $540 million compact with Senegal will end on September 23, 2015. The compact focused on boosting economic growth by unlocking the country’s agricultural productivity and expanding access to markets and services.
MCC's five-year, $540 million compact with Senegal was designed to boost economic growth by unlocking the country’s agricultural productivity and expanding access to markets and services by investing in roads and irrigation networks.
On June 18, 2015, MCC took its Quarterly Town Hall global for the first time in the agency's history with a live YouTube event. Watch the recording for a discussion of the June Board Meeting, the Benin Power Compact and answer questions from the public.