Millennium Challenge Corporation hands over US$62.2 million to Cape Verde

16 December 2011

Praia, Cape Verde, 16 Dec – Cape Verde received US$62.2 million relating to the second aid package from US institution Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Cape Verde’s prime minister said in Praia Thursday.

José Maria Neves noted that Cape Verde was the first country to benefit from a second aid package from the MCC, which is responsible for managing a US federal government development project.

According to Neves, the funding will be applied to projects related to the drinking water and sanitation network, as well as to land management records. (macauhub)