The $60 million Rural Land Governance Project, part of MCC's compact with Burkina Faso is paving the way for greater investment in the country's rural lands and opportunities for economic growth among farmers.
MCC's first compact with Burkina Faso put family farmers on the path from local growers to regional exporters and fulfilled the promise of growth and prosperity through improved roads, better agriculture and land rights.
MCC and Timor-Leste worked together to curb corruption by reforming laws, conducting anti-corruption educational campaigns, bolstering the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission, and improving procurement practices.
MCC is helping thousands of Mozambicans secure a title and access to their land, allowing for greater investment potential and helping reduce land disputes. MCC is also helping improve the country's land policies and upgrade land information systems.
In Cape Verde, MCC is addressing unclear information and inefficient land rights procedures by investing in a new computerized land administration system that aims to reduce the time it takes to register land rights.
MCC's five-year, $363 million compact with Lesotho is helping reform the country's land sector by registering and surveying urban land parcels, which should ultimately strengthen the country's land market and stimulate private sector investment.