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AGENCY:

Millennium Challenge Corporation.

SUMMARY:

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for the Start Printed Page 31055quarter January 1, 2009 through March 31, 2009 with respect to both assistance provided under Section 605 of the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 (Pub. L. 108-199, Division D (the Act)), and transfers or allocations of funds to other Federal agencies pursuant to Section 619(b) of the Act. The following report shall be made available to the public by means of publication in the Federal Register and on the Internet Web site of the MCC (http://www.mcc.gov) in accordance with Section 612(b) of the Act.

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Dated: June 23, 2009.

James Mazzarella,

Managing Director, Acting Vice President, Congressional & Public Affairs, Millennium Challenge Corporation.

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Assistance Provided Under Section 605

ProjectsObligatedObjectivesCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Madagascar  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $109,773,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Madagascar  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $7,953,259
Land Tenure Project$36,028,000Increase Land Titling and Security$19,548,883Area secured with land certificates or titles in the Zones. Proportion of the population informed about land tenure reforms in the Zones. Legal and Regulatory Reforms adopted.
Number of land documents inventoried in the Zones and Antananarivo.
Number of land documents restored in the Zones and Antananarivo.
Number of land documents digitized in the Zones and Antananarivo.
Average time for Land Services Offices to issue a duplicate copy of a title.
Average cost to a user to obtain a duplicate copy of a title from the Land Services Offices.
Number of land certificates delivered in the Zones during the period.
Number of new guichets fonciers operating in the Zones.
The 256 PLOFs are completed.
Finance Project32,445,000Increase Competition in the Financial Sector17,343,117Volume of funds processed annually by the national payment system. The components necessary to implement the national payment system are operational: Network equipment and integrator, Real time gross settlement system (RTGS), Retail payment clearing system, Telecommunication facilities.
Number of accountants and financial experts registered to become CP.
Percent of MFI loans recorded in the Central Bank database.
Agricultural Business Investment Project17,683,000Improve Agricultural Projection Technologies and Market Capacity in Rural Areas11,610,625Number of farmers that adopt new technologies or engage in higher value production. Number of enterprises that adopt new technologies or engage in higher value production. Number of farmers receiving technical assistance.
Number of farmers employing technical assistance.
Number of businesses receiving technical assistance.
Number of MAEP agents trained in Marketing and Investment Promotion.
Zones identified and description of beneficiaries within each zone submitted.
Number of people receiving information from ABCs on business opportunities.
Zonal Investment strategies for the Zones are developed.
Number of ABC clients who register as formal enterprises, cooperatives, or associations.
Number of marketing contracts of ABC client.
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Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation23,617,00015,327,816
Pending subsequent reports**389,882
* Program administration funds are used to pay items such as salaries, rent, and the cost of office equipment.
** These amounts represent disbursements made that will be allocated to individual projects in the subsequent quarter(s) and reported as such in subsequent quarterly report(s).
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Honduras  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $215,000,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Honduras  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $13,084,657
Rural Development Project$74,557,000Increase the productivity and business skills of farmers who operate small and medium-size farms and their employees$27,990,386Number of Program farmers harvesting high-value horticulture crops. Number of hectares harvesting high-value horticulture crops. Number of business plans prepared by program farmers with assistance from Implementing Entity.
Total Value of net sales.
Total number of recruited farmers receiving technical assistance.
Value of Loans Disbursed (disaggregated by Trust Fund, Leveraged from Trust Fund, and institutions receiving T.A. from ACDI-VOCA).
Number of Loans Disbursed (disaggregated by Trust Fund, Leveraged from Trust Fund, and institutions receiving T.A. from ACDI-VOCA).
Percentage of Loan Portfolio At Risk (disaggregated by Trust Fund and institutions receiving T.A. from ACDI-VOCA).
Funds lent from the Trust Fund to financial intermediaries trough lines of credit.
Number of hectares under irrigation.
Number of beneficial biological control agents developed for use by Programs Farmers or other farmers for pilot testing.
Number of improved coffee hybrids available for cloning.
Number of farmers connected to the community irrigation system.
Number of certified deliverables across all Agricultural Public Goods Grant.
Transportation Project123,621,876Reduce transportation costs between targeted production centers and national, regional and global markets28,428,516Freight shipment cost from Tegucigalpa to Puerto Cortes. Average Annual Daily Traffic Volume—CA-5. International Roughness Index (IRI)—CA-5. Kilometers of Road Upgraded—CA-5.
% of contracted road works disbursed—CA-5.
Average Annual Daily Traffic Volume—Secondary Roads.
International Roughness Index (IRI)—Secondary Roads.
Kilometers of Road Upgraded—Secondary Roads.
% of contracted road works disbursed—Secondary Roads.
Average Annual Daily Traffic Volume—Rural Roads.
Average Speed—Rural Roads.
Kilometers of Road Upgraded—Rural Roads.
% of contracted road works disbursed—Rural Roads.
Signed contracts for feasibility and/or design studies.
% of contracted studies disbursed.
Kilometers (km) of roads under design.
Signed contracts for roads works.
Kilometers (km) of roads under works contracts.
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Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation16,821,1245,374,010
Pending subsequent reports**1,534,179
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Cape Verde  Year: 2009   Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $110,078,488
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Cape Verde  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $8,714,912
Watershed and Agricultural Support$11,001,130Increase agricultural production in three targeted watershed areas on three islands$5,141,987Productivity: Horticulture, Paul. Productivity: Horticulture, Faja. Productivity: Horticulture, Mosteiros. Number of farmers adopting drip irrigation.
Area irrigated with drip irrigation.
Percent of contracted irrigation works disbursed (cumulative).
Reservoirs constructed.
Number of farmers that have completed training in at least 3 of 5 core agricultural disciplines.
Infrastructure Improvement83,160,208Increase integration of the internal market and reduce transportation costs29,832,605Travel time ratio: Percentage of beneficiary population further than 30 minutes from nearest market. Kilometers of roads rehabilitated. Percent of contracted Santiago Roads works disbursed (cumulative). Percent of contracted Santo Antao Bridge works disbursed (cumulative). Kilometers (km) of roads under design.
Signed contracts for roads works.
Kilometers (km) of roads under works contracts.
Port of Praia: percent of contracted Port works disbursed (cumulative).
Cargo Village: percent of works completed.
Quay 2 improvements: percent of works completed.
Access Road: percent of works completed.
Private Sector Development2,081,223Spur private sector development on all islands through increased investment in the priority sectors and through financial sector reform759,634MFI Recovery Rate, Adjusted. MFI Portfolio At Risk, Adjusted. Ratio of MFIs Operationally Self-Sufficient.
Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation13,835,9277,480,720
Pending subsequent reports**333,611
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Nicaragua  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $174,710,890
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Nicaragua  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $9,834,608
Property Regularization Project$22,000,000Increase investment by strengthening property rights$7,220,395Automated database of registry and cadastre installed in the 10 municipalities of Leon. Value of land, urban.
Value of land, rural.
Time to conduct a land transaction.
Number of additional parcels with a registered title, urban.
Number of additional parcels with a registered title, urban.
Number of protected areas demarcated.
Area covered by cadastral mapping.
Cost to conduct a land transaction.
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Transportation Project105,193,200Reduce transportation costs between Leon and Chinandega and national, regional and global markets17,997,299Annual Average daily traffic volume: N1 Section R1. Annual Average daily traffic volume: N1 Section R2. Annual Average daily traffic volume: Port Sandino (S13). Annual Average daily traffic volume: Villanueva—GuasauleAnnual.
Average daily traffic volume: Somotillo-Cinco Pinos (S1).
Annual Average daily traffic volume: León-Poneloya-Las Peñitas.
International Roughness Index: N-I Section R1.
International Roughness Index: N-I Section R2.
International Roughness Index: Port Sandino (S13).
International Roughness Index: Villanueva—Guasaule.
International Roughness Index: Somotillo-Cinco Pinos.
International Roughness Index: León-Poneloya-Las Peñitas.
Kilometers of NI upgraded: R1 and R2 and S13.
Kilometers of NI upgraded: Villanueva—Guasaule.
Kilometers of S1 road upgraded.
Kilometers of S9 road upgraded.
Kilometers of designed primary roads (Including N-I/Puerto Sandino and V-G).
Kilometers of designed secondary roads.
Rural Development Project32,897,500Increase the value added of farms and enterprises in the region15,436,133Number of beneficiaries with business plans prepared with assistance from the Rural Development Business Project. Numbers of manzanas, by sector, harvesting higher-value crops.
Number of manzanas of beneficiaries of the program that harvest higher-value crops with irrigation or commercial reforestation under Improvement of Water Supply Activities.
Number of beneficiaries implementing Business Plans.
Average increase in income of beneficiaries due to program.
Program Administration*, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation14,909,3008,500,146
Pending subsequent reports**596,662
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Georgia  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $395,300,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Georgia Total Quarterly Disbursement: $12,089,670
Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitation315,600,000Key Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitated51,156,750Household Savings from Infrastructure Rehabilitation Activities. Savings in Vehicle Operating Costs (VOC). International Roughness Index (IRI).
Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT).
Travel Time.
Kilometers of Road Paved.
% of Contracted Works Disbursed.
Signed contracts for feasibility and/or design studies.
% of contracted studies disbursed.
Kilometers of Roads Under Design.
Signed contracts for road works.
Kilometers of Roads Under Works Contracts.
Sites Rehabilitated (Phases I, II, III)—Pipeline.
Construction Works Completed (Phase II)—Pipeline.
Savings in Household Expenditures for all RID Sub-projects.
Population Served by all RID Sub-projects.
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RID Sub-projects Completed.
Value of Grant Agreements Signed—RID.
Value of Works and Goods Contracts Signed—RID.
RID Sub-projects with Works Initiated.
Regional Enterprise Development47,350,000Enterprises in Regions Developed26,044,666Jobs Created—ADA and GRDF. Household Net Income—ADA and GRDF.
Jobs Created—ADA.
Firm Income—ADA.
Household Net Income—ADA.
Beneficiaries (Direct and Indirect)—ADA.
Grant Agreements Signed—ADA.
Increase in Gross Revenues of Portfolio Companies (PC).
Increase in Portfolio Company Employees.
Increase in Wages Paid to the Portfolio Company Employees.
Portfolio Companies.
Funds Disbursed to the Portfolio Companies.
Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation32,350,00013,002,625
Pending subsequent reports**0
* November 2008, MCC and the Georgian government signed a Compact Amendment making up to $100 million of additional funds available to the Millennium Challenge Georgia Fund. These funds will be used to complete works in the Roads, Regional Infrastructure Development, and Energy Rehabilitation Projects contemplated by the original Compact. The Amendment has been ratified by the Georgian Parliament and will enter into force on January 30.
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Vanuatu  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation:  $65,690,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Vanuatu  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,309,891
Transportation Infrastructure Project$60,248,079Facilitate transportation to increase tourism and business development$24,792,084Number of International Tourists—Efate.
Number of International Tourists—Santo.
Number of Room Nights Occupied—Efate.
Number of Room Nights Occupied—Santo.
Average Annual Daily Traffic—Efate.
Average Annual Daily Traffic—Santo.
Kilometers of Road Upgraded—Efate.
Kilometers of Roads Upgraded—Santo.
Signed contracts for feasibility and/or design studies.
% of contracted studies disbursed.
Kilometers (km) of roads under design.
Signed contracts for roads works.
Kilometers (km) of roads under works contracts.
% of contracted roads works disbursed.
Program Administration *, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation5,441,9212,454,062
Pending subsequent reports **0
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Armenia  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $235,650,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Armenia  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $2,449,637
Irrigated Agriculture Project (Agriculture and Water)$145,080,000Increase agricultural productivity. Improve and Quality of Irrigation$16,645,565Recovery of WUA operations and maintenance cost by water charges.
Primary canals rehabilitated.
Tertiary canals rehabilitated.
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Percent of contracted irrigation works disbursed.
Value of signed contracts for irrigaiton works.
Number of farmers using better on-farm water management.
Number of farmers trained.
Number of agribusinesses assisted.
Value of agricultural loans to farmers/agribusinesses.
Rural Road Rehabilitation Project67,100,000Better access to economic and social infrastructure6,947,791Average annual daily traffic.
International Roughness Index.
Kilometers of roads rehabilitated.
Percent of contracted roads works disbursed.
Signed contracts for roads works.
% of contracted studies disbursed.
Kilometers (km) of roads under design.
Signed contracts for feasibility and/or design studies.
Kilometers (km) of roads under works contracts.
Program Administration *, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation23,470,0006,382,491
Pending subsequent reports **905,268
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Benin  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $307,298,040
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Benin  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $3,810,108
Access to Financial Services$19,650,000Expand Access to Financial Services$1,691,431Volume of credits granted by the MFI Institutions. Volume of saving collected by the MFI Institutions.
Average portfolio at risk >90 days of microfinance institutions at the national level.
Operational self-sufficiency of MFIs at the national level.
Average time required by CSSFD in treating MFI applications.
Number of institutions receiving grants through the Facility.
Second call for proposal for grants launched.
Number of MFIs inspected by CSSFD.
Access to Justice34,270,000Improved Ability of Justice System to Enforce Contracts and Reconcile Claims1,268,954Average time to enforce a contract. % of firms reporting confidence in the judicial system. Number of cases processed at Arbitration Center per year. Number of IEC sessions hosted by CAMeC.
Passage of new legal codes.
Average time required for TPI to reach a final decision on a case.
Average time required for Court of Appeals to reach a final decision on a case.
% of cases resolved in TPI per year.
% of cases resolved in Court of Appeals per year.
Number of Court Inspections per year.
Number of Court Employees trained.
Number of beneficiaries of legal aid services.
Complete construction on 9 new courthouses.
Average time required to register a business (societe).
Average time required to register a business (sole proprietorship).
Number of businesses accessing CAMEC service.
CFE Information and Outreach campaign executed throughout Benin.
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Access to Land36,020,000Strengthen property rights and increase investment in rural and urban land8,134,864Total value of investment in targeted urban land parcels. Total value of investment in targeted rural land parcels. Average cost required to obtain a new land title through on demand process.
Average cost required to convert occupancy permit to land title through systematic process.
Percentage of respondents perceiving land security in the PH-TF or PFR areas.
Number of new land disputes reported by commune heads.
Seven Studies complete.
Land code texts adopted (laws, decrees and land code).
$s of Equipment purchased.
Number of land certificates issued within MCA-Benin implementation.
Number of habitation permits converted to land titles.
Number of CORS stations installed.
Number of public and private surveyors trained.
Number of Communes with new cadastres.
Land market information system established.
Access to Markets169,447,000Improve Access to Markets Through Improvements to the Port of Cotonou5,154,597Volume of merchandise traffic through the Port Autonome de Cotonou. Bulk ship carrier waiting times at the port. Container ship waiting times at the port.
Port design-build contract awarded.
Port crime levels (number of thefts).
Internal port circulation time.
Average time to clear customs.
Execution rate of Training Plan.
Port meets ISPS standards.
Public Consultation completed (3).
Environmental permits issued.
Program Administration *, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation47,911,04013,177,211
Pending subsequent reports **283,061
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Ghana  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $547,009,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Ghana  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $17,629,302
Agriculture Project$240,984,001Enhance Profitability of cultivation, services to agriculture and product handling in support of the expansion of commercial agriculture among groups of smallholder farms$28,550,079Number of Farmers Trained. # of agribusinesses assisted. # of hectares under production with MCC support. Value of agricultural loans to farmers/agribusinesses. Value of signed contracts for feasibility and/or design studies (irrigation). Percent of contracted (design/feasibility) studies complete (irrigation). Value of signed contracts for irrigation works (irrigation).
Percent of contracted irrigation works dispersed.
Percent of people aware of their land rights.
Total number of parcels surveyed in the Pilot Land Registration Areas (PLRAs).
Volume of products passing through post-harvest treatment.
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Rural Development Project101,288,000Strengthen the rural institutions that provide services complementary to, and supportive of, agricultural and agriculture business development3,426,652Number of students enrolled in schools affected by Education Facilities Sub-Activity. # of Schools Rehabilitated. # of Basic school blocks constructed to MOE construction standards. # of Schools designed and diligenced. Distance to collect water. Time to collect water. Incidence of guinea worm. Average number of days lost due to guinea worm. Number of people affected by Water and Sanitation Facilities Sub-Activity.
# of Stand-alone boreholes/wells/non-conventional water systems constructed/rehabilitated.
# Small Town Water systems constructed.
# of Pipe extension projects constructed.
# of Stand-alone boreholes/wells/non-conventional water systems identified and diligenced for rehabilitation/construction.
# of small town water systems designed and diligenced for construction.
# of Pipe Extension Projects designed and diligenced for construction.
Number of agricultural processing plants in target districts with electricity due to Rural Electrification Sub-Activity.
# of electricity projects identified and diligenced.
Transportation143,104,000Reduce the transportation costs affecting agriculture commerce at sub-regional levels9,437,323International Roughness Index. Annualized Average Daily Traffic. Kilometers of road completed. Percent of contracted road works disbursed. Value of signed contracts for road works.
Kilometers of road designed.
Percent of contracted design/feasibility studies completed.
Value of signed contracts for feasibility and/or design studies.
Travel time for walk-on passengers.
Travel time for small vehicles.
Travel time for trucks.
Annual average daily traffic (vehicles).
Annual average daily traffic (passengers).
Landing stages rehabilitated.
Ferry terminal upgraded.
Rehabilitation of Akosombo Floating Dock completed.
Percent of contracted work disbursed: landings and terminals.
Value of signed contracts for works: ferry and floating dock.
Value of signed contracts for works: landings and terminals.
Program Administration *, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation61,632,99913,126,304
Pending subsequent reports **523,220
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ProjectsObligatedObjectivesCumulative DisbursementsMeasures
Country: El Salvador  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $460,940,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA El Salvador  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $5,561,591
Human Development Project$95,073,000Increase human and physical capital of residents of the Northern Zone to take advantage of employment and business opportunities$4,195,718Employment Rate of Graduates of Middle Technical Schools. Graduation Rates of Middle Technical Schools. Middle Technical Schools Remodeled and Equipped. Scholarships Granted to Students of Middle Technical Schools.
Students of Non-formal Training. Cost of Water. Time Collecting Water. Households Benefiting with Water Solutions Built. Potable Water and Basic Sanitation Systems with Construction Contracts Signed. Cost of Electricity. Electricity Consumption. Households Benefiting with a Connection to the Electricity Network. Household Benefiting with the Installation of Isolated Solar Systems. Kilometers of New Electrical Lines with Construction Contracts Signed. Population Benefiting from Strategic Infrastructure. Community Infrastructure Works with Construction Contracts Signed.
Productive Development Project87,466,000Increase production and employment in the Northern Zone9,251,628Number of Hectares under Production with MCC Support. Number of Farmers Trained. Value of Agricultural Loans to Farmers/Agribusinesses. Number of Agribusinesses Assisted.
Connectivity Project233,560,000Reduce travel cost and time within the Northern Zone, with the rest of the country, and within the region898,352Average Annual Daily Traffic. International Roughness Index. Kilometers of Roads Rehabilitated. Kilometers of Roads under Works Contract. Signed contracts for roads works. Percent of contracted roads works disbursed.
Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation44,841,0008,283,746
Pending Subsequent Report **0
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Mali  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $460,811,164
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Mali  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $6,508,081
Bamako Sénou Airport Improvement Project181,254,264Establish an independent and secure link to the regional and global economy4,988,908Total wage bill of tourism industry. Freight volume. Employment at Airport. Signature of Design Contract.
Average Number of weekly flights (arrivals). Passenger traffic (annual average). Percent works complete. AIR A01 is launched. Time required for passenger processing at departures and arrivals. Passenger Satisfaction Level. Percent works complete. Percent of Airport Management and Maintenance Plan implemented. Airport meets FAA and ICAO security standards. Technical assistance delivered to project.
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Alatona Irrigation Project234,884,675Increase the agricultural production and productivity in the Alatona zone of the ON5,802,873Number of agricultural jobs created in Alatona zone. Main Season Rice yields. IRI index on the Niono-Goma Coura Route. Average Daily Vehicle Count. Percentage Works complete. Total irrigated land in the Alatona zone. Irrigation system efficiency on Alatona Canal. Kilometers of road under design/feasibility study. Value of signed constrates for road works. Kilometers of road under works contract. Percent Works complete on Main System construction. Percent of contracted irrigation works disbursed for tranche 1. Value of signed contracts for irrigation works. Value of signed contracts for feasibility and/or design studies. Percent of contracted (design/feasibility) studies disbursed. Area planted by New Settlers (wet season). Titles registered in the land registration office of the Alatona zone (for 5 or 10 hectare farms). Total Land payments made. Total market gardens allocated in Alatona zones (for PAPs). Decree transferring legal control of the project impact area is passed. Selection criteria for new settlers approved. Contractor implementing the “Mapping of Agricultural and Communal Land Parcels” contract is mobilized.
School Enrollment Rate. Percent of Alatona population with access to drinking water. Number of schools available in the Alatona. Number of health centers available in the Alatona. Number of concessions that have been compensated. Resettlement Census verified. Adoption rate of improved agriculture techniques among PAPs. Number of operational mixed cooperatives. Area planted by PAPs (wet season rice). Area planted with Shallots during dry season. Number of farmers completing literacy training. Number of people completing the rice and shallot production techniques module. Number of farmers completing land titling training. Water Management System Design and Capacity Building Strategy implemented. Call for proposals for the Applied Research grants launched. Average portfolio at risk among Alatona Microfinance institutions. Average loan repayment rate of Alatona clients (Farmers organizations or individual farmers). Amount of credit extended to Alatona farmers. Number of Farmers accessing grant assistance for first loan from financial institutions. Financial Institution Partners Identified (Report on Assessment of the Financial Institutions in the ON zone).
Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation42,028,7939,676,913
Pending Subsequent Report **201,395
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ProjectsObligatedObjectivesCumulative DisbursementsMeasures
Country: Mongolia  Year: 2009  Quarter 2   Total Obligation: $284,911,363
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Mongolia  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,125,722
Property Rights Project$188,378,000Increase security and capitalization of land assets held by lower-income Mongolians, and increased peri-urban herder productivity and incomes$63,280Number of Studies Complete. Legal and Regulatory Reforms Adopted. Number of Landholders Reached by. Public Outreach Efforts. Personnel Trained. Number of Buildings. Rehabilitated/Constructed. Value of Equipment Purchased. Rural Hectares Mapped. Urban Parcels Mapped. Rural Hectares Formalized. Urban Parcels Formalized.
Rail Project23,062,286Increase rail traffic and shipping efficiency135,995Increase in GDP due to rail improvements. Freight turnover. Mine traffic.
Percent of wagons leased by private firms. Railway operating ratio. Customer satisfaction. Wagon time to destination. Average locomotive availability.
Vocational Education Project25,512,856Increase employment and income among unemployed and underemployed Mongolians91,552Rate of employment. Students completing newly designed long-term programs. Percent of active teachers receiving certification training. TVET Legislation Passed.
Health Project17,027,119Increase the adoption of behaviors that reduce non-communicable diseases (NCDIs) among target populations and improved medical treatment and control of NCDIs120,973Diabetes and hypertension controlled. Percentage of cancer cases diagnosed in early stages. Road and Traffic Safety Activity Finalized and Key Interventions Developed.
Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation30,931,1023,330,223
Pending subsequent reports **0
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Mozambique  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $506,924,053
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Mozambique  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $2,239,252
Water and Sanitation Project$203,585,393Increase access to reliable and quality water and sanitation facilities$0Number of productive days lost due to diarrhea illness (and other water-borne diseases). Time to get to non-private water source. Percent of urban population with improved water sources. Percent of urban population with improved sanitation facilities.
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Number of private household water connections in urban areas. Number of private household sanitation connections in urban areas. Number of standpipes in urban areas. Final Detailed Design for 5 towns submitted. Final Detailed Design for 3 cities submitted. Percent of rural population with access to improved water sources. Number of Rural Water points constructed. Final Design Report 1 (400 WP) submitted. Final Design Report II (200 Water points) submitted. IEA signed with AIAS.
Road Rehabilitation Project176,307,480Increase access to productive resources and markets16,946Change in International Roughness Index (IRI). Average annual daily traffic volume. Kilometers of road rehabilitated.
Kilometers of road under design. Percent of Namialo—Rio Lúrio Road—Metoro feasibility, design, & supervision contract disbursed. Percent of Rio Ligonha-Nampula feasibility, design, & supervision contract disbursed. Percent of Chimuara-Nicoadala feasibility, design, & supervision contract disbursed. Kilometers of roads under works contract. Percent of Namialo—Rio Lúrio Road construction contract disbursed. Percent of Rio Lúrio—Metoro Road construction contract disbursed. Percent of Rio Ligonha—Nampula Road construction contract disbursed. Percent of Chimuara-Nicoadala Road construction contract disbursed. Feasibility/ESA Studies, Design, Supervision, & Construction Contract for Namialo-Rio Lúrio-Metoro Road segment Signed. Feasibility/ESA Studies, Design, Supervision, & Construction Contract for Rio Ligonha-Nampula Road segment Signed. Feasibility/ESA Studies, Design, Supervision, & Construction Contract for Chimuara—Nicoadala Road signed.
Time to get land usage rights (DUAT).
Cost to get land usage rights (DUAT).
Land Tenure Services Project39,068,307Establish efficient, secure land access for households and investors225,572Total number of officials and residents reached with land strategy and policy awareness and outreach messages. Land Strategy Approved. Number of buildings rehabilitated or built. Total value of procured equipment and materials.
Number of people trained. Rural hectares mapped in Site Specific Activity. Rural hectares mapped in Community Land Fund Initiative. Urban parcels mapped. Rural hectares formalized through Site Specific Activity. Rural hectares formalized through Community Land Fund Initiative. Urban parcels formalized. Number of communities delimited. Number of households having land formalized. Income from coconuts and coconut products. Survival rate of Coconut seedling.
Farmer Income Support Project17,432,211Improve coconut productivity and diversification into cash crop543,018Number of diseased or dead palm trees cleared. Number of coconut seedlings planted. Hectares under production. Number of farmers trained in pest and disease control.
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Number of farmers trained in crop diversification technologies. Contract for FISP implementation signed.
Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation70,530,6624,989,937
Pending Subsequent Report **
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Lesotho  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $362,551,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Lesotho  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $3,656,687
Water Project$164,027,584Improve the water supply for industrial and domestic needs, and enhance rural livelihoods through improved watershed management$2,738,852School days lost due to water borne diseases. Diarrhea Notification at health centers. Time saved due to access to water source. Rural HH provided with access to improved water supply. Rural HH provided with access to improved ventilated latrines. Rural water points constructed. Number of new latrines built. Urban HH with access to potable water supply. Number of Enterprises connected to water network. Households connected to improved water network. Cubic meters of treated water from Metolong dam delivered through a conveyance system to WASA. Value of Water Treatment Contract Works Award. Value of Conveyance System Contract Work Award. Species population. Livestock grazing per area. Area put under conservation.
Health Project122,398,000Increase access to life-extending ART and essential health services by providing a sustainable delivery platform873,806People with HIV still alive 12 months after initiation of treatment. TB notification (per 100,000 pop.). Proportion of blood units collected annually. Deliveries conducted in the Health Centers. Immunization coverage rate.
Number of H/C Constructed and fully equipped. Value of Contract works for Health Center Construction. Percentage of Contract works for Health Center Construction disbursed. Percentage of Contract works for Botshalo Complex disbursed. Percentage of Contract works for OPD Centers disbursed. Percentage of HSS Contract disbursed. Proportion of PLWA receiving ARV treatment (by age & sex). Referred tests from Central laboratory per year by types (number).
Private Sector Development Project36,105,000Stimulate investment by improving access to credit, reducing transaction costs and increasing the participation of women in the economy892,810Average time (days) required to enforce a contract. Pending commercial cases. Cases filed at the commercial court. Value of commercial cases. Judicial staff trained. Administrative and clerical staff trained. Awareness campaigns. Portfolio of loans. Loan Processing time. Bank accounts. Paper based payments. Electronic payments. Value of Contract Service signed.
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Debit/Smart cards issued. Mortgage bonds registered. Value of registered mortgage bonds. New land disputes brought to the Land Tribunal and Courts of Law. Time to complete a land transaction. Time to complete transfer of land rights. Land transactions recorded. Land parcels formalized. Number of land administration personnel trained. Land Act adopted. People Trained on gender equality and economic rights. ID Cards Issued. Population registered in the National database.
Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation40,020,4165,827,255
Pending Subsequent Report **160,485

Assistance Provided Under Section 605

ProjectsObligatedObjectivesCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Morocco  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $697,500,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Lesotho  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,762,214
Fruit Tree Productivity$300,898,445Reduce volatility of agricultural production and increase volume of fruit agricultural production$2,261,026Total annual volume of production of dates and olives. Cropped area covered by olive trees. Survival rate of newly planted olive trees after 2 years project-supported establishment period. Yield of rehabilitated olive trees.
Cropped area covered by date trees.
Yield of rehabilitated date palms.
Small Scale Fisheries121,562,396Improve quality of fish moving through domestic channels and assure the sustainable use of fishing resources0State of fish stock. Domestic fish consumption level. Fisherman net revenue. Average fisherman sales price at PDA. Volume sold at wholesale markets.
Fish sale price
Average sales price.
Volume of sales among mobile fish vendors.
Artisan and Fez Medina111,873,858Increase value added to tourism and artisan sectors0Average revenue of potters receiving Artisan Production Activity. Employment and wages among Project graduates. Tourist arrivals.
Artisan profits (artisans engaged in product finishing and points of sale).
Employment created.
SME value added.
Financial Services46,200,000Increase supply and decrease costs of financial services available to microenterprises65,657Gross loan portfolio outstanding of microcredit associations. Portfolio at risk >30 days ratio. Operating Expense Ratio.
Enterprise Support33,850,000Improved survival rate of new SMEs and INDH-funded income generating activities; increased revenue for new SMEs and INDH-funded income generating activities0Average annual sales of participating businesses. Survival rate of participating businesses.
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Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation83,115,3011,535,441
Pending Subsequent Report**0347,182
ProjectsObligatedObjectivesCumulative disbursementsMeasures
  Country: Tanzania  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $698,136,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Tanzania  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $367,342
Energy Sector$206,471,000Increase value added to businesses$228,158New Power Customers. Energy generation-Kigoma.
Transmission capacity.
Percentage disbursed for design and supervision contract (CE) year 1 budgeted.
Transport Sector372,776,000Increase cash crop revenue and aggregate visitor spending0International Roughness Index (Tunduma, Tanga, Nantumbo, Peramiho). Average Annual Daily Traffic (Tunduma, Tanga, Nantumbo, Peramiho). Kilometers Upgraded/Completed (Tunduma, Tanga, Nantumbo, Peramiho).
Percent Disbursed on Construction Works (Tunduma, Tanga, Nantumbo, Peramiho).
Signed Contracts for Construction Works (Tunduma, Tanga, Nantumbo, Peramiho).
Percent Disbursed for Feasibility and/or Design Studies (Tunduma, Tanga, Nantumbo, Peramiho).
Signed Contracts for Feasibility and/or Design Studies (Tunduma, Tanga, Nantumbo, Peramiho).
Kilometers of Roads Under Design (Tunduma, Tanga, Nantumbo, Peramiho).
International Roughness Index (Zanzibar Rural Roads).
Average Annual Daily Traffic (Zanzibar Rural Roads).
Kilometers Upgraded/Completed(Zanzibar Rural Roads).
Percent Disbursed on Construction Works (Zanzibar Rural Roads).
Signed Contracts for Construction Works (Zanzibar Rural Roads).
Percent Disbursed for Feasibility and/or Design Studies (Zanzibar Rural Roads).
Signed Contracts for Feasibility and/or Design Studies (Zanzibar Rural Roads).
Kilometers of Roads Under Design (Zanzibar Rural Roads).
Passenger Arrivals.
Percentage of upgrade complete (airport).
Percent disbursed on Construction Works (airport).
Signed contracts for Construction Works (airport).
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Water Sector Project66,335,000Increase investment in human and physical capital and to reduce the prevalence of water-related disease0Prevalence of diarrhea (Dar es Salaam). Prevalence of diarrhea (Morogoro). Prevalence of cholera (Dar es Salaam). Prevalence of cholera (Morogoro). Volume of individual water consumption (Dar es Salaam). Volume of individual water consumption (Morogoro). Number of households using improved source for drinking water (Dar es Salaam). Number of households using improved source for drinking water (Morogoro). Number of businesses using improved water source (Dar es Salaam). Number of businesses using improved water source (Morogoro). Volume of water produced (Lower Ruvu). Volume of water produced (Morogoro). Volume of non-revenue water (Dar es Salaam). Operations and maintenance cost recovery ratio (Dar es Salaam). Operations and maintenance cost recovery ratio (Morogoro). Percent disbursed on Construction Works. Signed contracts for Construction Works.
Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation52,554,000667,690
Pending Subsequent Report **0206,197

Assistance Provided Under Section 605

ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Burkina Faso (CIF ONLY)  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $16,101,065
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Burkina Faso  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $792,263
Roads Project$337,983Enhance access to markets through investments in the road network$0TBD
Rural Land Governance Project1,105,412Increase investment in land and rural productivity through improved land tenure security and land management0TBD
Agriculture Development Project4,771,602Expand the productive use of land in order to increase the volume and value of agricultural production in project zones0TBD
Bright 2 Schools Project3,000,000Increase primary school completion rates1,000,000TBD
Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation6,886,0681,271,881
Pending Subsequent Report**65,145
For Quarterly Disbursements, the Bright 2 Schools Project has a negative value due to new OMB guidance to transfer this amount to USAID. This adjustment resulted in a $2 million decrease in cumulative disbursements for this country.
MCC has concluded a Compact with Burkina Faso providing up to $480,943,569 in development assistance which includes the CIF funding. At such time the Compact enters into force, the balance of the funds will be obligated and become available to Burkina Faso.
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ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Namibia (CIF ONLY)  Year: 2009  Quarter 2  Total Obligation: $19,543,175
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Namibia  Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0
Education Project$8,976,296Improve the education sector's effectiveness, efficiency and quality$0TBD
Tourism Project2,475,145Increase incomes and create employment opportunities by improving the marketing, management and infrastructure of Etosha National Park0TBD
Agriculture Project1,369,139Sustainably improve the economic performance and profitability of the livestock sector and increase the volume of the indigenous natural products for export0TBD
Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation6,722,5950
Pending Subsequent Report**0
MCC has concluded a Compact with Namibia providing up to $304,477,816 in development assistance which includes the CIF funding. At such time the Compact enters into force, the balance of the funds will be obligated and become available to Namibia.
*Program administration funds are used to pay items such as salaries, rent, and the cost of office equipment.
**These amounts represent disbursements made that will be allocated to individual projects in the subsequent quarter(s) and reported as such in subsequent quarterly report(s).
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