Skip to Content


Request for Information From the Private Sector for Malawi Compact Program Development

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Document Statistics
Document page views are updated periodically throughout the day and are cumulative counts for this document including its time on Public Inspection. Counts are subject to sampling, reprocessing and revision (up or down) throughout the day.
Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble


Millennium Challenge Corporation.


Invitation for private sector input.

Start Authority

Authority: 22 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.

End Authority


The Millennium Challenge Corporation (“MCC”) is a U.S. Government agency created in 2004 to administer the Millennium Challenge Account. Its mission is to reduce poverty through the promotion of sustainable economic growth. Since 2004, MCC has signed Compact programs with eighteen partner countries ranging from $66 million to $698 million. In April 2009, the Government of Malawi (“GoM”) through “MCA-Malawi” presented a proposal including three projects to MCC for potential Compact funding. This Request for Information (“RFI”) aims to solicit feedback from the private sector on these projects.

End Preamble Start Supplemental Information


This solicitation has the following objectives: (a) Share best practices and private sector experiences on similar projects from other countries; (b) Generate opportunities for leverage of Compact funds with private sector financing, trade, and investment; and (c) Solicit information about opportunities and challenges facing businesses in the sectors which have been identified for possible Compact projects.

This solicitation is focused on the three following project proposals, which are posted publicly in full detail at​index.php/​concept-papers/​81:

□ The proposed “Energy” project would fund increased availability of reliable and quality power, access to power, efficient power service delivery, and improved natural resources management.

□ The proposed “Transport” project would fund more reliable, efficient and affordable transport options through road and rail investments.

□ The proposed “Governance” project would fund improvements to the public financial management and budget oversight system as well as assistance to GoM anti-corruption agencies.

Where possible, respondents are encouraged to provide information based on experience in the country. Experiences from other countries may also be applicable. MCA-Malawi may use information provided by the private sector to structure projects for Compact funding.

Start Further Info


Visit​. Responses to and questions about this Request for Information should be e-mailed to and to

End Further Info


Companies, other organizations, and individuals are invited to submit responses on or before Friday, May 15, 2009.

Start Signature
Start Printed Page 21009

Dated: April 30, 2009.

Jeri Jensen,

Managing Director for Private Sector Initiatives, Millennium Challenge Corporation.

End Signature End Supplemental Information

[FR Doc. E9-10347 Filed 5-5-09; 8:45 am]