Nicaragua Compact

Projected Long Term Results
Project Estimated Beneficiaries Estimated Benefits
Property Regularization Project TBD $30,000,000
Rural Business Development Project 21,985 $51,000,000
Transportation Project 97,110 $32,400,000

The above estimates are based in the best, currently available, information and may be updated if new, reliable, data are available.

The total beneficiary count for the Compact may not be the sum of the different project beneficiary counts because of overlaps between Projects. In other words, some beneficiaries benefit from more than one project but are counted only once in the total beneficiary count.

Total benefits expected from each project are obtained from the ERR analysis MCC conducts during due diligence. Beneficiary counts, although consistent with benefit streams identified in the economic analysis, are not necessarily derived from these models (which are concerned with costs and benefits rather than beneficiaries). MCC estimates and reports expected beneficiaries when sufficiently reliable data exists to support the estimation. If such evidence is lacking, no estimation is attempted, resulting in an underestimation of projected beneficiaries for the Compact. Calculating the amount of benefit per beneficiary would therefore give an overestimation and can be misleading.

Project Objectives
Project Objective
Property Regularization Project
Rural Business Development Project
Transportation Project

Projected Results by End of Compact

The Nicaragua Compact aims to achieve the results below by the end of the compact in May 2011:

  • Improve approximately 74 kilometers of important economic corridors and feeder roads, and
  • Assist 8,638 beneficiaries in implementing business plans.

Results to Date

Information on results to date is available in the Table of Key Performance Indicators (a subset of the full set monitored under the Nicaragua Monitoring and Evaluation Plan). The full set of performance indicators is detailed in the final Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.

Impact Evaluation Framework

In addition to careful monitoring of implementation performance and measurement of preliminary results, MCC will be funding several independent evaluations that will assess what would have happened in the absence of the MCC investments and measure the gains in income that can be attributed specifically to MCC-funded activities. Read about the impact evaluation of the Rural Business Development and Property Regularization Projects. More information also is available in the final Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.