Skip to Content


Notice of Quarterly Report (July 1, 2013-September 30, 2013)

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

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 Start Printed Page 12227


Millennium Challenge Corporation.


The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for the quarter July 1, 2013 to September 30, 2013, on assistance provided under section 605 of the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 (22 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.), as amended (the Act), and on transfers or allocations of funds to other federal agencies under section 619(b) of the Act. The following report will be made available to the public by publication in the Federal Register and on the Internet Web site of the MCC ( in accordance with section 612(b) of the Act.

Start Signature

Dated: February 26, 2014.

Paul C. Weinberger,

Vice President, Congressional and Public Affairs,

Millennium Challenge Corporation.

End Signature
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures 3
Country: Burkina Faso  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation 1: $478,954,470
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Burkina Faso  Total Quarterly Disbursements 2: $36,078,911
Roads Project$194,130,681Enhance access to markets through investments in the road network$77,726,203Roughness: Sabou-Koudougou-Perkoa-Didyr. Roughness: Dedougou-Nouna-Bomborukuy-Nouna Border. Roughness: Banfora-Sindou. Kilometers of road under works contract (primary roads). Access time (in minutes) to the nearest market in the Sourou and Comoe.
Kilometers of road under works contract (rural roads).
Personnel trained.
Periodic road maintenance coverage rate (for all funds) (percent).
Rural Land Governance Project$59,934,615Increase investment in land and rural productivity through improved land tenure security and land management$27,499,131Trend in incidence of conflict over land rights reported in the 17 pilot communes (annual rate of change in the occurrence of conflicts over land rights). Legal and regulatory reforms adopted. Stakeholders trained. Rural land service offices installed and functioning.
Rural hectares formalized.
Extent of confidence in land tenure security (percent).
New perimeter development in Di (Hectares).
Agriculture Development Project$141,910,059Expand the productive use of land in order to increase the volume and value of agricultural production in project zones$92,104,838Value of contracts for irrigation systems works disbursed. Responsible members of Water Users Association trained in the Sourou. Farmers trained. Farmers who have applied improved practices as a result of training,
Loan borrowers.
Volume of agricultural and rural loans (millions of U.S. dollars).
Girls and boys graduating from BRIGHT II primary schools.
Bright II Schools Project$26,840,570Increase primary school completion rates$26,840,570Ninety percent of girls regularly attending BRIGHT II schools.
Girls enrolled in the MCC/USAID-supported BRIGHT II schools.
Boys enrolled in the MCC/USAID-supported BRIGHT II schools.
Educational facilities constructed or rehabilitated.
Teachers trained through 10 provincial workshops.
Program Administration 4 and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$56,138,545$40,821,651
Pending Subsequent Reports 5$867,206
Start Printed Page 12228
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Cape Verde II  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $66,230,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Cape Verde II  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $1,086,045
Land Management for Investment Projects$17,260,000Increased investments in and value of property; improved ease of doing business; increased investments and value added in tourism; increased employment$1,009,742Legal and regulatory reforms adopted. Stakeholders receiving formal on-the-job training or technical assistance regarding roles, responsibilities or new technologies. Field test of “Fieldwork Operations Manual” and methodology completed on Sal.
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Project$41,030,000Increased access to improved water and sanitation; reduced household costs for water; reduced incidence of waterborne disease; improved capital accumulation; increase productive government spending$503,800Value of implicit subsidy reduction (U.S. dollars). Service coverage by corporatized utilities (percent). Operating cost coverage (percent) (operational revenue/annual operating costs). Continuity of service (average hours of service per day for water supply). Objective measure of water quality (randomized water samples, fecal coliform counts, number per 100 mL). Non-revenue water for multiple municipal utility/utilities.
Individuals adopting improved water, sanitation, and hygiene behaviors and practices (percent)
Value of signed water and sanitation construction contracts
Percent disbursed of water and sanitation construction contracts.
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$7,940,000$1,305,099
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: El Salvador  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $449,566,762
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA El Salvador  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $194,700
Human Development Project$84,210,866Increase human and physical capital of residents of the Northern Zone to take advantage of employment and business opportunities.$84,210,865Non-formal trained students that complete the training. Students participating in MCC-supported education activities. Additional school female students enrolled in MCC-supported activities. Instructors trained or certified through MCC-supported activities. Educational facilities constructed/rehabilitated and/or equipped through MCC-supported activities. Households with access to improved water supply.
Households with access to improved sanitation.
Persons trained in hygiene and sanitary best practices.
Households benefiting from a connection to the electricity network.
Households benefiting from the installation of isolated solar systems.
Kilometers of new electrical lines with construction contracts signed.
Population benefiting from strategic infrastructure (number of people).
Connectivity Project$270,051,380Reduce travel cost and time within the Northern Zone, with the rest of the country, and within the region.$270,051,380Average annual daily traffic on the Northern Transnational Highway. Travel time from Guatemala to Honduras through the Northern Zone (hours and minutes). Kilometers of roads completed.
Start Printed Page 12229
Productive Development Project$65,973,922Increase production and employment in the Northern Zone.$65,973,922Employment created (number of jobs). Investment in productive chains by selected beneficiaries (U.S. dollars). Hectares under production with MCC support. Beneficiaries of technical assistance and training. Amount of Investment Support Fund (FIDENORTE) approved.
Value of agricultural loans to farmers/agribusiness.
Value of loans guaranteed.
Guarantees granted.
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$29,330,595$29,330,595
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative expendituresMeasures
Country: Georgia 6  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $387,178,520
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Georgia  Total Quarterly Expenditures: $0
Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project$309,899,714Key Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitated$309,899,714Savings in vehicle operating costs. International roughness index. Annual average daily traffic.
Amount of travel time.
Kilometers of road completed.
Sites rehabilitated (phases I, II, III)—pipeline.
Construction works completed (phase II)—pipeline.
Savings in household expenditures for all Regional Infrastructure Development (RID) subprojects.
Population served by all RID subprojects.
RID subprojects completed.
Value of grant agreements signed.
Subprojects with works initiated.
Regional Enterprise Development Project$52,040,800Enterprises in Regions Developed$52,040,800Jobs created by Agribusiness Development Activity (ADA) and by Georgia Regional Development Fund (GRDF). Household net income—ADA and GRDF. Enterprises assisted.
Jobs created—ADA
Firm income—ADA
Household net income—ADA
Direct beneficiaries
Indirect beneficiaries
Grant agreements signed—ADA
Increase in gross revenues of portfolio companies
Increase in portfolio company employees
Increase in wages paid to the portfolio company employees
Portfolio companies.
Amount of grant funds disbursed.
Funds disbursed to the portfolio companies.
Program Administration, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation$25,238,005$25,238,005
Pending Subsequent Reports$101
Start Printed Page 12230
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Ghana  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $536,288,969
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Ghana   Total Quarterly Disbursements: $0
Agriculture Project$188,731,530Enhance profitability of cultivation, services to agriculture and product handling in support of the expansion of commercial agriculture among groups of smallholder farms$188,911,823Farmers trained in commercial agriculture. Additional hectares irrigated with MCC support. Hectares under production with MCC support. Kilometers of feeder road completed. Percent of contracted road works disbursed: feeder roads. Value of loans disbursed to clients from agriculture loan fund. Portfolio-at-risk of Agriculture Loan Fund (percent).
Cooling facilities installed.
Percent of value of contracted irrigation works disbursed.
Parcels surveyed in the Pilot Land Registration.
Land parcels registered in the Pilot Land Registration Areas.
Volume of products passing through post-harvest treatment (metric tons).
Rural Development Project$76,030,565Strengthen the rural institutions that provide services complementary to, and supportive of, agricultural and agriculture business development$75,903,274Students enrolled in schools affected by Education Facilities Sub-Activity. Agricultural facilities in target districts with electricity due to Rural Electrification Activity. Additional female students enrolled in schools affected by Education Facilities Sub-Activity
Individuals completing internships at ministries, departments and agencies and metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies.
School blocks rehabilitated and constructed.
Distance to collect water (meters).
Households with access to improved water supply.
Water points constructed.
Electricity lines identified and diligence (kilometers).
Inter-bank transactions.
Rural banks automated under the Automation/Computerization and Interconnectivity of Rural Banks activity.
Rural banks connected to the wide area network.
Transportation Project$227,710,512Reduce the transportation costs affecting agriculture commerce at sub-regional levels$227,657,512N1 Highway: annualized average daily traffic. N1 Highway: kilometers of road completed. N1 Highway: Travel time at peak hours (minutes). N1 Highway: Vehicles per hour at peak hours. Trunk roads kilometers of roads completed
Percent disbursed of contracted trunk road works.
Ferry activity: annualized average daily traffic vehicles
Ferry activity: annual average daily traffic (passengers)
Percent of contracted road works disbursed: N1
Percent of contracted work disbursed: ferry and floating dock
Percent of contracted work disbursed: landings and terminals.
Program Administration, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation$43,816,362$43,816,360
Start Printed Page 12231
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Indonesia  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $600,000,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Indonesia  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $1,356,847
Community Nutrition Project$131,500,000$22,458,673
Procurement Modernization Project$50,000,000103,608
Green Prosperity Project$332,500,000$99,480
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$86,000,000$3,905,233
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Jordan  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $275,100,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Jordan   Total Quarterly Disbursements: $15,710,623
Water Network Project$102,570,034Reduce water losses, improve continuity of water service and improve overall efficiency and use of network water delivery leading to households substituting network water for costly alternatives$4,416,060Network water consumption per capita (residential and non-residential); liters/capita/day. Operating cost coverage—Water Authority Jordan Zarqa. Non-revenue water (percent). Continuity of supply time; hours per week. Restructure and rehabilitate primary and secondary pipelines (kilometers). Restructure and rehabilitate tertiary pipelines (kilometers).
Value of disbursed water construction contracts—Infrastructure Activity and Water Smart Homes Activity (U.S. dollars).
National Aid Fund households with improved water and wastewater network.
National Aid Fund households connected to the wastewater network as a result of the Water Smart Homes Activity.
Wastewater Network Project$54,274,261Increase access to the wastewater network, increase the volume of wastewater collected and reduce the incidents of sewage overflow$12,538,064Sewer blockage events (annual). Volume of wastewater collected; cubic meters/year/million. Residential population connected to the sewer system. Expand network (kilometers). Value disbursed of sanitation construction contracts.
As Samra Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion Project$98,703,598Increase the volume of treated waste water available as a substitute for fresh water in agriculture use$37,748,348Treated wastewater used in agriculture (as a percent of all water used for irrigation in Northern and Middle Jordan Valley). Value of disbursed construction contracts; MCC contribution (U.S. dollars). Total engineering, procurement and construction cost of As-Samra expansion (U.S. dollars).
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$19,552,107$2,040,286
Pending Subsequent Reports$44,546
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Lesotho  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $362,551,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Lesotho  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $65,987,603
Water Project$155,187,239Improve the water supply for industrial and domestic needs, and enhance rural livelihoods through improved watershed management.$135,808,735Physical completion of Metolong water treatment works contract (percent). Physical completion of urban water supply works contracts (percent). People with access to rural water supply. Ventilated improved pit latrines built.
Households with provisions to connect to water networks
Start Printed Page 12232
Non-revenue water (percent)
Knowledge of good hygiene practices (percent)
Water points constructed.
Health Project$138,511,863Increase access to life-extending antiretroviral therapy and essential health services by providing a sustainable delivery platform.$128,460,579People with HIV still alive 12 months after initiation of treatment. Health centers with required staff complement (full-time employees). Tuberculosis notification (per 100,000 people). Health centers equipped.
Deliveries conducted in the health facilities
Physical completion of health center facilities (percent)
Physical completion of outpatient departments (percent)
Physical completion of the Botsabelo facilities (percent)
Private Sector Development Project$25,225,369Stimulate investment by improving access to credit, reducing transaction costs and increasing the participation of women in the economy.$22,176,405Time required to resolve commercial disputes (number of days). Cases filed at the commercial court. Debit/smart cards issued. Bonds registered.
Urban land parcels regularized and registered
People trained on gender equality and economic rights
Stakeholders trained
Change in time for property transactions (percent)
Women holding titles to land.
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$43,626,528$37,702,451
Pending Subsequent Reports$212,441
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Malawi  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $350,700,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Malawi  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $655,998
Gender Integration Project$203,000
Power Project$257,115,000
Natural Resource Management Project$27,739,000
Power Sector Reform Project$24,229,800$223,042
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$41,616,200$1,328,666
Pending Subsequent Reports$155,088
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Moldova  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $262,000,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Moldova  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $14,279,187
Road Rehabilitation Project$132,840,000Enhance transportation conditions$30,508,729Reduced cost for road users. Average annual daily traffic. Road maintenance expenditure. Kilometers of roads completed.
Start Printed Page 12233
Percent of contracted roads works disbursed
Children participants in the road safety trainings
Resettlement action plans implemented
Final design (date received)
Trafficking in persons training participants.
Transition to High Value Agriculture Project$120,773,402Increase incomes in the agricultural sector; create models for transition to high value agriculture in centralized irrigation system areas and an enabling environment (legal, financial and market) for replication$20,530,031Hectares under improved or new irrigation. Centralized irrigation systems rehabilitated. Percent of contracted irrigation feasibility and/or design studies disbursed. Value of irrigation feasibility and/or detailed design contracts signed.
Water user associations achieving financial sustainability
Management transfer agreements signed
Revised water management policy framework—with long-term water rights defined—established
Contracts of association signed
New high value agriculture infrastructure in place (metric tons of cold storage capacity)
Loans past due
Value of agricultural and rural loans
Loan borrowers
Loan borrowers (female)
Value of sales facilitated
Farmers that have applied improved techniques (Growing High Value Agriculture Sales [GHS])
Farmers that have applied improved techniques (GHS) (female)
Farmers trained
Farmers trained (female)
Enterprises assisted
Enterprises assisted (female)
Program Administration and Monitoring and Evaluation$27,386,598$9,807,687
Pending Subsequent Reports$130,626
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Mongolia  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $284,911,363
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Mongolia  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $40,901,282
Property Rights Project$28,970,417Increase security and capitalization of land assets held by lower-income Mongolians, and increased peri-urban herder productivity and incomes$28,205,493Wells completed. Stakeholders trained (Peri-Urban). Leases awarded. Project herder groups limiting their livestock population to the carrying capacity of their leases on farms in 3 central aimags (Ulaanbataar, Darkhan and Erdenet) (percent).
Official cost prescribed for property transactions (first-time)
Household land rights formalized
Legal and regulatory reforms adopted
Stakeholders trained (Ger Area Land Plots).
Vocational Education Project$50,215,035Increase employment and income among unemployed and underemployed Mongolians$49,193,742Students participating in MCC-supported educational activities. Public-Private Partnership (PPP) funding contributed to Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools (percent).
Instructors trained.
Educational facilities constructed or rehabilitated.
Start Printed Page 12234
Health Project$42,045,259Increase the adoption of behaviors that reduce noncommunicable diseases and injuries (NCDIs) among target populations and improved medical treatment and control of NCDIs$38,594,085Amount of civil society grants (USD). Cervical cancer cases detected early (percent). Screening for hypertension (percent). Health staff trained. School teachers trained.
Primary healthcare facilities with noncommunicable disease services (percent).
Roads Project$84,768,788More efficient transport for trade and access to services$68,624,172Kilometers of roads completed. Kilometers of roads under design.
Percent disbursed of road construction contracts.
Energy and Environmental Project$41,518,019Increased wealth and productivity through greater fuel use efficiency and decreasing health costs from air$40,113,989Power dispatched from substation (million kilowatt hours). Heat only boilers sites upgraded. Subsidized stoves sold.
Rail Project$369,560Terminated$369,560Terminated.
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$37,024,286$31,237,501
Pending Subsequent Reports$673,773
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Morocco  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $697,257,930
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Morocco  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $68,770,191
Fruit Tree Productivity Project$339,987,321Stimulate growth in the agricultural sector and reduce the volatility of agricultural production by restructuring farming from grains towards fruit tree cultivation$292,981,583Farmers trained. Catalyst Fund proposals approved. Disbursements under the Catalyst Fund (U.S. dollars). Area planted and delivered to farmers (hectares).
Area in expansion perimeters for which water and soil conservation measures have been implemented (hectares)
Yield of rehabilitated olive trees in rain-fed areas (metric tons per hectare) (mt/ha)
Cumulative area of irrigated perimeters rehabilitated (hectares)
Yield of rehabilitated olive trees in irrigated areas (mt/ha)
Average agricultural revenue per farm in oasis areas
Hectares under improved irrigation
Yield of rehabilitated date palms in oasis areas (mt/ha)
In-vitro seedlings successfully planted.
Start Printed Page 12235
Small Scale Fisheries Project$122,246,589Supported by modern landing-site infrastructure, equipment and storage facilities, develop value-chain activities related to the fishing industry encouraging greater access to national and international markets, while improving the fish quality and preserving resources$92,772,499Boats benefitting from landing sites and ports. Artisan fishers who received a training certificate. Work days created for construction jobs in fish landing sites, ports, and wholesale market sites. Per capita fish consumption in areas of new market construction (kg/year).
Active mobile fish vendors trained and equipped by the project.
Average price of fish at auction markets.
Net annual income of mobile fish vendors (U.S. dollars).
Artisan and Fez Medina Project$96,006,515Increase revenue from cultural and artisan activities, and improve educational and professional qualifications of compact beneficiaries$68,286,067Total receiving literacy training. Graduates of MCC-supported functional literacy program (female). Graduates of MCC-supported functional literacy program (male). Total receiving professional training.
Females receiving professional training.
Graduates vocational training program (residential, apprenticeship and continuing education).
Drop-out rates of participants of residential and apprenticeship programs.
Potters trained.
MCC-subsidized gas kilns bought by artisans.
Adoption rate of improved production practices promoted by the project (percent).
Tourist circuits improved or created.
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that append the label on their products.
SMEs participating in promotion events.
Sites constructed or rehabilitated (4 Fondouks, Place Lalla Ydouna, Ain Nokbi).
Beneficiaries of Ain Nokbi construction and artisan resettlement program.
Enterprise Support Project$15,185,642Improved survival rate of new small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and National Initiative for Human Development (INDH)-funded income generating activities; increased revenue for new SMEs and INDH-funded income generating activities$15,123,258Reduction in SME mortality (treatment firms with respect to control firms) one year after support completion (percent). Days of individual coaching (total days). Beneficiaries trained.
Financial Services Project$44,175,252To be determined$40,888,926Microfinance institutions' portfolio at risk at 30 days (percent).
Value of loans granted through mobile branches (U.S. dollars).
Clients of microcredit associations reached through mobile branches.
Value of loan agreements between micro credit associations and Jaida (millions of dirhams).
Value of loan disbursements to Jaida.
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$79,656,611$66,048,833
Pending Subsequent Reports$1,236,649
Start Printed Page 12236
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Mozambique  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $506,924,053
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Mozambique  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $63,068,311
Water Supply and Sanitation Project$207,385,393Increase access to reliable and quality water and sanitation facilities$174,770,895Value of municipal sanitation and drainage systems construction contracts signed. Amount disbursed for municipal sanitation and drainage construction contracts.
Volume of water produced.
Value of contracts signed for construction of water systems.
Percent of construction contract disbursed for water systems.
Rural water points constructed.
Percent of rural population of the six intervention districts with access to improved water sources.
Amount disbursed for rural water points construction contracts.
Persons trained in hygiene and sanitary best practices.
Road Rehabilitation Project$176,307,480Increase access to productive resources and markets.$118,862,274Percent of roads works contracts disbursed. Kilometers of roads issued “Take-over Certificates”
Land Tenure Project$40,068,307Establish efficient, secure land access for households and investors.$35,830,188People trained (paralegal courses at Centre for Juridical and Judicial Training, general training at National Directorate of Land and Forest, etc.).
Land administration offices established or upgraded.
Land tenure regularization (LTR) urban parcels mapped.
LTR DUATs (Direito de Use e Aproveitamento—Portuguese for land lease) delivered to the urban beneficiaries.
LTR rural hectares mapped.
LTR DUATs delivered to the rural beneficiaries.
Community Land Fund (ITC) rural hectares formalized.
ITC communities land areas mapped.
Farmer Income Support Project$19,250,117Improve coconut productivity and diversification into cash crop.$16,982,021Coconut seedlings planted. Survival rate of coconut seedlings (percent). Hectares of alternate crops under production.
Farmers trained in surveillance and pest and disease control for coconuts.
Farmers trained in alternative crop production and productivity enhancing strategies.
Farmers trained in planting and post-planting management of coconuts.
Farmers using alternative crop production and productivity enhancing strategies.
Businesses receiving Business Development Fund grants.
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$63,912,756$42,872,175
Pending Subsequent Reports$5,999,607
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Namibia  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $304,477,815
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Namibia   Total Quarterly Disbursements: $27,794,245
Education Project$141,455,296Improve the quality of the workforce in Namibia by enhancing the equity and effectiveness of basic$88,788,480Learners (any level) participating in the 47 schools sub-activity. Educational facilities constructed, rehabilitated, equipped in the 47 schools sub‐activity.
Start Printed Page 12237
Percent of contracted construction works disbursed for 47 schools.
Textbooks delivered.
Educators trained to be textbook management trainers.
Educators trained to be textbook utilization trainers.
Percent disbursed against works contracts for Regional Study Resource Centers Activity.
Visits to MCA Namibia assisted Regional Study and Resource Centres.
Compliance rate for National Training Fund levy.
Graduates from MCC-supported education activities.
Percent disbursed against construction, rehabilitation, and equipment contracts for Community Skills and Development Centres.
Namibia Student Financial Assistance Fund Policy in place (date).
Tourism Project$68,678,683Grow the Namibian tourism industry with a focus on increasing income to households in communal$27,106,799Tourists to Etosha National Park (ENP). Galton Gate Plan implemented (percent). Percent disbursed against construction, rehabilitation and equipment contracts for ENP housing units/management structures.
Game translocated with MCA Namibia support.
Unique visits on Namibia Tourism Board website.
Leisure tourist arrivals.
North American tourism businesses (travel agencies and tour operators) that offer Namibian tours or tour packages.
Value of grants issued by the Conservancy Development Support Grant Fund (Namibian dollars).
Amount of new private sector investment secured by MCA Namibia assisted conservancies (Namibian dollars).
Annual gross revenue to conservancies receiving MCA Namibia assistance.
Agriculture Project$51,386,344Enhance the health and marketing efficiency of livestock in the NCAs of Namibia and to increase income$34,474,814Participating households registered in the Community-Based Rangeland and Livestock Management sub-activity. Grazing areas with documented combined management plans.
Parcels corrected or incorporated in land system.
Stakeholders trained.
Cattle tagged with radio frequency identification tags.
Percent disbursed against works contracts for State Veterinary Offices.
Value of grant agreements signed under Livestock Market Efficiency Fund.
Farmers trained.
Value of grant agreements signed under Indigenous Natural Product Innovation Fund.
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$42,957,491$27,409,907
Pending Subsequent Reports$8,867,273
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative expendituresMeasures
Country: Nicaragua 6  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $112,703,083
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Nicaragua  Total Quarterly Expenditures: $−28,532
Property Regularization Project$7,158,799Increase Investment by strengthening property rights$7,158,799Additional parcels with a registered title, urban. Additional parcels with a registered title, rural.
Area covered by cadastral mapping
Start Printed Page 12238
Automated database of registry and cadastre installed in the 10 municipalities of Leon
Protected Areas with formulated Management Plans.
Transportation Project$57,884,159Reduce transportation costs between Leon and Chinandega and national, regional and global markets$57,884,159Annual Average daily traffic volume: Villanueva—Guasaule. Average daily traffic volume: Somotillo-Cinco Pines (S1). Annual average daily traffic volume: León-Poneloya-Las Peñitas.
International roughness index: Villanueva—Guasaule.
International roughness index: Somotillo-Cinco Pines.
International roughness index: León-Poneloya-Las Peñitas.
Kilometers of NI [highway?] upgraded: Villanueva—Guasaule.
Kilometers of S1 road upgraded.
Kilometers of S9 road upgraded.
Kilometers of NI upgraded: R1 and R2 and S13.
Rural Development Project$32,709,497Increase the value added of farms and enterprises in the region$32,709,497Beneficiaries with business plans. Manzanas (1 manzana = 1.7 hectares), by sector, harvesting higher-value crops.
Beneficiaries implementing forestry business plans under Improvement of Water Supplies Activity.
Manzanas reforested.
Manzanas with trees planted.
Program Administration, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation$14,950,629$14,950,629
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Philippines  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $433,910,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Philippines  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $22,333,933
Kalahi-CIDSS Project$120,000,000Improve the responsiveness of local governments to community needs, encourage communities to engage in development activities.$42,045,588Percent of Municipal Local Government Units that provide funding support for Kalahi-CIDSS (KC) subproject operations and maintenance. Completed KC subprojects implemented in compliance with technical plans and within schedule and budget.
Barangays that have completed specific training on subproject management and implementation.
Secondary National Roads Development Project$214,493,000Reduce transportation costs and improve access to markets and social services.$48,409,627Kilometers of road sections completed. Bridges replaced. Bridges rehabilitated. Value of road construction contracts signed.
Value of road construction contracts disbursed.
Revenue Administration Reform Project$54,300,000Increase tax revenues over time and support the Department of Finance's initiatives to detect and deter corruption within its revenue agencies.$5,847,271Number of Audits. Revenue District Offices using the electronic tax information system. Percent of audit completed in compliance with prescribed period of 120 days. Percent of audit cases performed using automated audit tool.
Successful case resolutions.
Personnel charged with graft, corruption, lifestyle and/or criminal cases.
Time taken to complete investigation (average).
Start Printed Page 12239
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$45,117,000$9,877,470
Pending Subsequent Reports$4,723,962
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Senegal  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $540,000,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Senegal  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $12,912,694
Road Rehabilitation Project$324,712,499Expand access to markets and services$40,689,656Value of contracts signed for the feasibility, design, supervision and program management of the RN2 and RN6 National Roads.
Percent of disbursements for the contract signed for the constructions of the RN 2 and RN6.
Kilometers of roads rehabilitated on the RN2.
Annual average daily traffic Richard-Toll—Ndioum.
Percent change in travel time on the RN2.
International Roughness Index on the RN2 (lower number = smoother road).
Kilometers of roads covered by the contract for the studies, the supervision and management of the RN2.
Kilometers of roads rehabilitated on the RN6.
Annual average daily traffic Ziguinchor—Tanaff.
Annual average daily traffic Tanaff—Kolda.
Annual average daily traffic Kolda—Kounkané.
Percent change in travel time on the RN6.
International roughness index on the RN6 (lower number = smoother road).
Kilometers of roads covered by the contract for the studies, the supervision and management of the RN6.
Irrigation and Water Resources Management Project$170,008,860Improve productivity of the agricultural sector$29,484,039Tons of irrigated rice production. Potentially irrigable lands area (Delta and Ngallenka).
Hectares under production.
Percent of the disbursements on the contracts signed for the studies in the Delta and the Ngallenka.
Value of the construction contracts signed for the irrigation infrastructure in the Delta and the Ngallenka.
Cropping intensity (hectares under production per year/cultivable hectares) (Delta and Ngallenka).
Hectares mapped.
New conflicts resolved (percent).
People trained on land security tools.
Women trained on land security tools.
Program Administration and Monitoring and Evaluation$45,278,641$14,079,655
Pending Subsequent Reports$1,385,021
ProjectsObligatedObjectiveCumulative disbursementsMeasures
Country: Tanzania  Year: 2013  Quarter 4  Total Obligation: $698,136,000
Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Tanzania  Total Quarterly Disbursements: $119,230,113
Energy Sector Project$202,082,375Increase value added to businesses$176,848,342Number of current power customers (Zanzibar). Transmission and distribution substations capacity (megawatt-peak) (Zanzibar).
Technical and non-technical losses (Zanzibar) (percent).
Start Printed Page 12240
Kilometers of 132 kilovolt (KV) lines constructed (Zanzibar).
Percent disbursed on overhead lines contract (Zanzibar).
Current power customers (Malagarasi/Kigoma).
Capacity of photovoltaic systems installed (kilowatt-peak) (Malagarasi/Kigoma).
Current power customers (all six project regions) (Mainland).
Kilometers of 33/11KV lines constructed (Mainland).
Transmission and distribution substations capacity (megavolt ampere) (all six project regions) (Mainland).
Technical and nontechnical losses (Mainland and Kigoma) (percent).
Cost recovery ratio (Mainland).
Transport Sector Project$396,138,379Increase cash crop revenue and aggregate visitor spending$360,646,735Percent disbursed on construction contracts. Surfacing complete: Tunduma—Sumbawanga (percent).
Surfacing complete: Tanga—Horohoro (percent).
Surfacing complete: Namtumba—Songea (percent).
Surfacing complete: Peramiho—Mbinga (percent).
Kilometers of roads completed (taken over).
Pemba: Percent disbursed on construction contract.
Surfacing complete: Pemba (percent).
Kilometers of roads completed (taken over): Zanzibar.
Road maintenance expenditures: Mainland trunk roads (percent).
Road maintenance expenditures: Zanzibar rural roads (percent).
Runway surfacing complete (percent).
Water Sector Project$60,533,101Increase investment in human and physical capital and to reduce the prevalence of water-related disease$49,475,588Volume of water produced—Lower Ruvu (millions of liters per day). Operations and maintenance cost recovery—Lower Ruvu (percent).
Volume of water produced—Morogoro (millions of liters per day).
Operations and maintenance cost recovery—Morogoro (percent).
Program Administration and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation$39,382,145$33,083,449
1 “Total Obligation” for listed Compacts includes both “Compact Implementation Funding” under section 609(g) of the Act as well as funding under section 605 of the Act.
2 “Disbursements” are cash outlays rather than expenditures.
3 “Measures” are the same Key Performance Indicators that MCC reports each quarter. The Key Performance Indicators may change over time to more accurately reflect compact implementation progress. The unit for these measures is “a number of” unless otherwise indicated.
4 Program administration funds are used to pay items such as salaries, rent, and the cost of office equipment.
5 Amounts listed as “Pending Subsequent Reports” represent disbursements made that will be allocated to individual projects in the subsequent quarter(s) and reported as such in subsequent quarterly report(s).
6 These compacts are closed; however, deobligations took place during the reporting period.
The following MCC compacts are closed and, therefore, do not have any quarterly disbursements: Armenia, Benin, Cape Verde I, Honduras, Madagascar, Mali and Vanuatu.
619(b) Transfer or Allocation of Funds
United States agency to which funds were transferred or allocatedAmountDescription of program or project
Start Printed Page 12241 End Preamble

[FR Doc. 2014-04658 Filed 3-3-14; 8:45 am]