On Jan. 14, 2016, CGD hosted MCC for a conversation on the strategic factors and considerations underpinning the annual decisions made by MCC’s Board of Directors on Dec. 2015 about which countries are eligible to receive the agency’s assistance.
Jordan Resident Country Director Alex Russin provides a brief overview of the compact, highlighting the successes of partnering with the Jordanian people and their leadership in preserving their water resources.
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.