Benin Signs Agreements With Millennium Challenge Account, UNDP

22 Jul 2013 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
COTONOU, Benin
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The Benin government last week signed new framework agreements with the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) program and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).On July 17, the national coordinator of MCA Benin, Samuel Batcho, presented the second MCA compact to the media following the fourth ordinary meeting of the program’s management team.The program totals more than $356 millions USD and is aimed at improving agribusiness and building energy infrastructure in rural area. Of the total, $136 million USD will be used to build two hydropower dams to improve water and electricity supply and to develop irrigation for agriculture...

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