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MCC staff reports on MCC's impact

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April 23 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Wed Apr 23 2014, 13:46:22

The MCC-funded renovation and expansion of the Grootberg Lodge is changing the lives of residents of the ≠Khoadi-//Hôas Conservancy, and allowing lodge guests to get off the grid and into the wild... exactly where they want to be.

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April 18 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Fri Apr 18 2014, 09:00:43

The Alatona Irrigation Project in Mali adopted an approach different than the typical "top-down" management of irrigation systems and built a project on incentives and transparency with the goal of ensuring sustainability.

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April 15 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Tue Apr 15 2014, 12:23:11

With gratitude and hopefulness, MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes reflects on his tenure at MCC on his last day before departing to assume his duties at the U.S. Mission to the OECD.

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April 11 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Fri Apr 11 2014, 16:57:33

A decade of MCC's unique country selection system has proven that partner countries can be selected primarily using objective, quantifiable indicators of sound economic, social and democratic policies, MCC's Sheila Herrling writes.

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April 7 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Mon Apr 7 2014, 10:00:53

Since the private sector is a key driver for sustainable growth, MCC's Finance, Investment and Trade team works with partner country colleagues to ensure that companies have input in compact development.

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April 3 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Thu Apr 3 2014, 16:52:42

MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes joins former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and USAID Administrator Raj Shah for the launch of the U.S. Global Development Lab.

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From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Thu Apr 3 2014, 10:16:29

There is a big need for better data on governance, and MCC hopes to identify collective action solutions to improve the availability and quality of governance data, Alicia Phillips Mandaville writes.

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March 31 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Mon Mar 31 2014, 15:27:32

Two women are turning an MCC-funded irrigation project in northern Senegal into an opportunity to feed local construction workers--just one of many opportunities for women to benefit from the sudden influx of capital and labor to the region.

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From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Mon Mar 31 2014, 15:17:26

MCC is helping transform an area of northern Burkina Faso into a hub of rice production. For the region's women, it means not only a chance to grow crops year-round but also the first opportunity to work land they can proudly call their own.

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March 28 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Fri Mar 28 2014, 14:59:19

Zambia's poor in the greater Lusaka area struggle with a lack of water and sanitation services. MCC's $354.7 million compact with Zambia will build water, sanitation and drainage infrastructure to help improve opportunities for economic growth.

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