Blog entries from: Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation

MCC staff reports on MCC's impact

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July 10 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Thu Jul 10 2014, 12:54:47

Malawi's main electrical utility is holding semi-annual public meetings to provide transparency into the broad power sector reforms the country has adopted under its MCC compact.

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July 8 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Tue Jul 8 2014, 15:31:42

The MCC-funded roads project in Burkina Faso's western region opens new opportunities for thousands of people in remote villages to bring their goods to market. Here's the story of one beneficiary whose life is changing because of the new road.

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June 26 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Thu Jun 26 2014, 11:21:26

Roads being built as part of MCC's $480.9 million compact with Burkina Faso create opportunities for economic growth; taking care of those affected by the construction is just as important.

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From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Thu Jun 26 2014, 10:33:53

People living along the MCC-funded road in six municipalities in northwestern Burkina Faso were challenged to come up with relevant road safety signs. The home-grown messages place a spotlight on the community's shared values.

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June 23 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Mon Jun 23 2014, 15:37:46

Everyone gets what they need and the path to economic prosperity is less difficult when scarce water resources are managed well. In MCC's compact with Burkina Faso, a water sharing plan targets the needs of families, farmers and herders alike.

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From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Mon Jun 23 2014, 15:22:18

Plump, healthy cows yield higher income for dairy farmers in Burkina Faso who are getting ahead with newfound livestock management techniques learned under their country's compact with MCC.

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From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Mon Jun 23 2014, 14:53:05

Healthier hens and more robust roosters are helping rural poultry producers get better prices at the market, an opportunity for economic growth created through MCC's $480.9 million compact with Burkina Faso.

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June 18 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Wed Jun 18 2014, 10:00:23

In many of the world's poorest countries, the same roads that help move goods, people and services are also part of a growing number of traffic deaths. MCC aims to stem the danger using new tools to identify potential areas for road construction improvement.

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June 16 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Mon Jun 16 2014, 15:32:55

Women in Burkina Faso are benefiting from MCC's investment in ways that can be measured through land titles to irrigated land, thriving crops, agricultural training and growing economic independence.

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June 6 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Fri Jun 6 2014, 13:30:58

The commitment of the Government of Burkina Faso to carrying out the work in its $480.9 million compact with MCC, has boosted its country's economic growth and sparked new opportunities for prosperity among its people.

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