Notice of Quarterly Report (October 1, 2006-December 31, 2006), 6776-6780 [E7-2447]

Download as PDF 6776 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 13, 2007 / Notices FOAA, which prohibits assistance to any country, entity, or municipality whose competent authorities have failed, as determined by the Secretary of State, to take necessary and significant steps to implement its international legal obligations with respect to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. 2. China, according to the Department of State, is not eligible to receive economic assistance from the United States, absent special authority, because of concerns relative to China’s record on human rights. 3. Fiji Islands are subject to section 508 of the FY 2006 FOAA which prohibits assistance to the government of a country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by decree or military coup. 4. Iran is subject to numerous restrictions, including but not limited to section 620A of the Foreign Assistance Act which prohibits assistance to governments supporting international terrorism, and section 507 of the FY 2006 FOAA. 5. Serbia is subject to section 561 of the FY 2006 FOAA, which prohibits assistance to any country, entity, or municipality whose competent authorities have failed, as determined by the Secretary of State, to take necessary and significant steps to implement its international legal obligations with respect to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. In addition, section 563 of the FY 2006 FOAA restricts certain assistance for the central Government of Serbia if the Secretary does not make a certification regarding, among other things, cooperation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. 6. Thailand is subject to section 508 of the FY 2006 FOAA which prohibits assistance to the government of a country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by decree or military coup. Countries identified above as candidate countries, as well as countries that would be considered candidate countries but for the applicability of legal provisions that prohibit U.S. economic assistance, may be the subject of future statutory restrictions or determinations, or changed country circumstances, that affect their legal eligibility for assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act by reason of application of Foreign Assistance Act or any other provision of law for FY 2007. MCC will include any required updates on such statutory eligibility that affect countries’ identification as candidate countries for FY 2007, at such time as it publishes the notices required by sections 608(b) and 608(d) of the Act or at other appropriate times. Any such updates with regard to the legal eligibility or ineligibility of particular countries identified in this report will not affect the date on which the Board is authorized to determine eligible countries from among candidate countries which, in accordance with section 608(a) of the Act, shall be no sooner than 90 days from the date of publication of this report. Dated: February 7, 2007. William G. Anderson, Jr., Vice President and General Counsel. [FR Doc. E7–2446 Filed 2–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9211–03–P MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION [MCC FR 07–03] Notice of Quarterly Report (October 1, 2006–December 31, 2006) Millennium Challenge Corporation. SUMMARY: The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for the quarter October 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006 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 of funds to other federal agencies pursuant to section 619 of that 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. AGENCY: ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605 Projects Obligated Objectives Quarterly disbursements Measures Country: Madagascar Year: 2007 Entity To Which The Assistance Is Provided: MCA Madagascar Total Quarterly Disbursement: $4,823,000 $37,803,000 Increase Land Titling and Security. $0 Finance Project ................. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Land Tenure Project ......... $35,888,000 Increase Competition in the Financial Sector. $0 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Feb 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Legislative proposal (‘‘loin de cadrage’’) reflecting the PNF submitted to Parliament and passed Percentage of land documents inventoried, restored, and/or digitized. Average time and cost required to carry out property-related transactions at the local and/or national land services offices. Time/cost to respond to information request, issue titles and to modify titles after the first land right. Number of land disputes reported and resolved in the target zones and sites of implementation. Percentage of land in the zones that is demarcated and ready for titling. Promote knowledge and awareness of land tenure reforms among inhabitants in the zones (surveys). Submission to Parliament and passage of new laws recommended by outside experts and relevant commissions. CPA Association (CSC) list of accountants registered. Maximum check clearing delay. Volume of funds in payment system and number of transactions. E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 13, 2007 / Notices 6777 ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Objectives Quarterly disbursements Agricultural Business Investment Project. $17,683,000 Improve Agricultural Projection Technologies and Market Capacity in Rural Areas. $0 Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** .............. $18,399,000 .......................................... .......................................... Public awareness of new financial instruments (surveys). Report of credit and payment information to a central database. Number of holders of new denomination T-bill holdings, and T-bill issuance outside Antananarivo as measured by Central Bank report of redemption date. Volume of production covered by warehouse receipts in the zones. Volume of MFI lending in the zones. MFI portfolio-at-risk delinquency rate. Number of new bank accounts in the zones. Number of rural producers receiving or soliciting information from ABCs about the opportunities. Zones identified and description of beneficiaries within each zone submitted. Number of cost-effective investment strategies developed. Number of plans prepared. Number of farmers and business employing technical assistance received. $0 $0 Measures $4,823,000 Country: Honduras Year: 2007 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $215,000,000 Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Honduras Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,297,000 Rural Development Project $72,195,000 Increase the productivity and business skills of farmers who operate small and medium-size farms and their employees. $0 Transportation Project ....... $125,700,000 Reduce transportation costs between targeted production centers and national, regional and global markets. $0 Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** .............. $17,105,000 .......................................... .......................................... Hours of technical assistance to financial institutions (cumulative). Lien Registry equipment installed. Kilometers of farm-to-market road upgraded (cumulative). Kilometers of highway upgraded. Kilometers of secondary road upgraded. $0 $0 Hours of technical assistance delivered to Program Farmers (thousands) Funds lent by MCA-Honduras to financial institutions (cumulative). $1,297,000 Number of weight stations built. Country: Cape Verde Year: 2007 Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Cape Verde Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0 $10,848,000 Infrastructure Improvement jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Watershed and Agricultural Support. $78,760,000 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Feb 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 Increase agricultural production in three targeted watershed areas on three islands. Increase integration of the internal market and reduce transportation costs. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 $0 $0 Sfmt 4703 Productivity: Horticulture (tons per hectare). Value-added for farms and agribusiness (millions of dollars). Volume of goods shipped between Praia and other islands (tons). Mobility Ratio: Percentage of beneficiary population who take at least 5 trips per month. Savings on transport costs from improvements (million dollars). E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 6778 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 13, 2007 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Private Sector Development. Objectives $7,200,000 Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. $13,270,000 Quarterly disbursements Spur private sector development on all islands through increased investment in the priority sectors and through financial sector reform. .......................................... $0 Measures Value added in priority sectors above current trends (escudos). Volume of private investment in priority sectors above current trends. $0 Country: Nicaragua Year: 2007 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $174,925,000 Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Nicaragua Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,316,000 Property Regularization Project. $26,400,000 Increase Investment by strengthening property rights. $0 Transportation Project ....... $92,800,000 $0 Rural Business Development Project. $33,500,000 Reduce transportation costs between Leon and Chinandega and national, regional and global markets. Increase the value added of farms and enterprises in the region. Program Administration*, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** .............. $22,225,000 .......................................... $0 $0 .......................................... $1,316,000 $0 Automated registry-cadastre database installed Number of parcels with a registered title, rural and urban (total of 21,000 and 22,000, rural and urban, respectively). Projected areas demarcated. Number of projected area management plans implemented. Number of conflicts resolved by program mediation. N–1 Road: Kilometers of road upgraded. Secondary Roads: Kilometers of secondary road upgraded. Rural business development centers: Value of TA and support services delivered to program businesses. Improvement of water supply for farming and forest production: Watershed Management Action Plan. Funds disbursed for improvement of water supply for farming and forest production projects. Country: Georgia Year: 2007 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $294,693,000 Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Georgia Total Quarterly Disbursement: $11,768,000 $211,700,000 Key Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitated. $0 Regional Enterprise Development. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitation. $47,500,000 Enterprises in Regions Developed. $0 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Feb 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Reduction in journey time: Akhalkalaki-NinotsmindaTeleti (hours). Reduction in vehicle operating costs (cumulative). Increase in internal regional traffic volumes (cumulative). Decreased technical losses. Reduction in the production of greenhouse gas emissions measured in tons of CO2 equivalent. Increased in collection rate of GGIC. Number of household beneficiaries served by RID projects (cumulative). Actual operations and maintenance expenditures (USD). Increase in annual revenue in portfolio companies (in (1,000 USD). Increase in number of portfolio company employees and number of local suppliers. Increase in portfolio companies’ wages and payments to local suppliers (in 1,000 USD). Jobs created. Increase in aggregate incremental net revenue to project assisted firms (in 1,000 USD and cumulative over five years). Direct household net income (in 1,000 USD cumulative over five years). Direct household net income for market information initiative beneficiaries (in 1,000 USD cumulative over five years). E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 13, 2007 / Notices 6779 ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Objectives Quarterly disbursements Measures Number of beneficiaries. Program Administration*, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** .............. 35,493,000 .......................................... $0 $0 .......................................... $11,768,000 Country: Vanuatu Year: 2007 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $65,690,000 Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Vanuatu Transportation Infrastructure Project. $60,690,000 Facilitate transportation to increase tourism and business development. Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0 Traffic volume (average annual daily traffic). Days road is closed (number per annum). Number of S–W Bay, Malekula flights cancelled due to flooding (per annum). Time of wharf (hours/vessel). Program Administration*, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. $5,000,000 .......................................... $0 Country: Armenia Year: 2007 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $235,150,000 Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Armenia Total Quarterly Disbursement: $882,000 Irrigated Agriculture Project $145,680,000 Increase agricultural productivity and improve quality of irrigation. $0 Rural Road Rehabilitation Project. $67,100,000 Better access to economic and social infrastructure. $0 Program Administration*, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** .............. $22,370,000 .......................................... $0 $0 .......................................... Increase in hectares covered by HVA crops (i.e., vegetables, potato, fruits, grapes). Percentage of respondents satisfied with irrigation services. Share of WUA water charges compared WUA annual operations and maintenance cost (percentage). Number of farmers using better on-farm water management: drip irrigation; ET Gage, and soil moisture monitoring. Loans provided under the project (USD in thousands). Annual increase in irrigated land in Project area (hectares). State budget expenditures on maintenance of irrigation system (AMD in millions). Reduction in kilowatt hours used (thousand KWh). Share of water losses compared to total water intake (percentage). Share of WUA water charges compared to WUA annual operations and maintenance cost (percentage). $882,000 Country: Benin Year: 2007 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $305,761,000 Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Benin Total Quarterly Disbursement: $2,097,000 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Access to Financial Services. $19,650,000 Expand Access to Financial Services. $0 Access to Justice .............. $34,270,000 Improved Ability of Justice System to Enforce Contracts and Reconcile Claims. $0 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:10 Feb 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Strengthen capacity of select financial institutions. Strengthen monitoring capacity of Supervisory Authority. Total incremental increase in value of new credit extended and savings received by financial institutions participating in the project. Share value of all loans outstanding that have one or more installments of principal past due over 30 days. Total number of loans guaranteed by land titles, per year. Increase efficiency and improved services of courts and the arbitration center. Increase access to court system. E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 6780 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 13, 2007 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Quarterly disbursements Objectives Access to Land ................. $36,020,000 Strengthen property rights and increase investment in rural and urban land. $0 Access to Markets ............ $168,020,000 $0 Program Administration*, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** .............. $22,370,000 Improve Access to Markets through Improvements to the Port of Cotonou. .......................................... .......................................... Improve enterprise registration center. Value of investments made to rural land parcels per year; land investment data will come from self-reported data through EMICoV. Value of investments made to urban land parcels per year; land investment data will come from self-reported data through EMICoV. Total volume of exports and imports passing through Port of Cotonou, per year in million metric tons. $0 $0 Measures $2,097,000 619 Transfer Funds U.S. Agency to which funds were transferred Amount USAID .................................................. Country $149,670,094 Description of program or project ..................................... Threshold Program. *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). Dated: February 7, 2007. Frances C. McNaught, Vice President, Congressional & Public Affairs, Millennium Challenge Corporation. [FR Doc. E7–2447 Filed 2–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9211–01–P NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations Agenda 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 21, 2007. TIME AND DATE: NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION NTSB Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20594. PLACE: Sunshine Act Meeting 10 a.m., Thursday, February 15, 2007. PLACE: Board Room, 7th Floor, Room 7047, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314–3428. STATUS: Open. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Quarterly Insurance Fund Report. 2. Report to Congress on the Study of Possible Changes to the Deposit Insurance System. 3. Appeal from Delaware Federal Credit of the Regional Director’s Denial of Conversion from a Multiple Common Bond to a Community Charter. 4. Final Rule: Part 701 of NCUA’s Rules and Regulations, General Lending Maturity Limit and Other Financial Services. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Rupp, Secretary of the Board, Telephone: 703–518–6304. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES TIME AND DATE: STATUS: The one item is open to the public. 7774A: Highway Accident Report—Motorcoach Fire on Interstate 45 During Hurricane Rita Evacuation, Near Wilmer, Texas, September 23, 2005. MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: Public Affairs, Telephone: (202) 314–6100. Individuals requesting specific accommodations should contact Chris Bisett at (202) 314–6305 by Friday, February 16, 2007. The public may view the meeting via a live or archived webcast by accessing a link under ‘‘News & Events’’ on the NTSB home page at www.ntsb.gov. NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vicky D’Onofrio, (202) 314–6410. Mary Rupp, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 07–653 Filed 2–8–07; 4:20 pm] Dated: February 9, 2007. Vicky D’Onofrio, Federal Register Liaison Officer [FR Doc. 07–682 Filed 2–9–07; 1:53 pm] BILLING CODE 7535–01–M BILLING CODE 7533–01–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Feb 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 I. Background Pursuant to section 189a. (2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (the Commission or NRC staff) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued from January 19, 2007, to February 1, 2007. 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MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION

[MCC FR 07-03]


Notice of Quarterly Report (October 1, 2006-December 31, 2006)

AGENCY: Millennium Challenge Corporation.
SUMMARY: The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for 
the quarter October 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006 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 of 
funds to other federal agencies pursuant to section 619 of that 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.

                                      Assistance Provided Under Section 605
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                                                                           Quarterly
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
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                                         Country: Madagascar Year: 2007
       Entity To Which The Assistance Is Provided: MCA Madagascar Total Quarterly Disbursement: $4,823,000
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Land Tenure Project..............     $37,803,000  Increase Land                    $0  Legislative proposal
                                                    Titling and                          (``loin de cadrage'')
                                                    Security.                            reflecting the PNF
                                                                                         submitted to Parliament
                                                                                         and passed
                                                                                        Percentage of land
                                                                                         documents inventoried,
                                                                                         restored, and/or
                                                                                         digitized.
                                                                                        Average time and cost
                                                                                         required to carry out
                                                                                         property-related
                                                                                         transactions at the
                                                                                         local and/or national
                                                                                         land services offices.
                                                                                         Time/cost to respond to
                                                                                         information request,
                                                                                         issue titles and to
                                                                                         modify titles after the
                                                                                         first land right.
                                                                                        Number of land disputes
                                                                                         reported and resolved
                                                                                         in the target zones and
                                                                                         sites of
                                                                                         implementation.
                                                                                        Percentage of land in
                                                                                         the zones that is
                                                                                         demarcated and ready
                                                                                         for titling.
                                                                                        Promote knowledge and
                                                                                         awareness of land
                                                                                         tenure reforms among
                                                                                         inhabitants in the
                                                                                         zones (surveys).
Finance Project..................     $35,888,000  Increase                         $0  Submission to Parliament
                                                    Competition in the                   and passage of new laws
                                                    Financial Sector.                    recommended by outside
                                                                                         experts and relevant
                                                                                         commissions.
                                                                                        CPA Association (CSC)
                                                                                         list of accountants
                                                                                         registered.
                                                                                        Maximum check clearing
                                                                                         delay.
                                                                                        Volume of funds in
                                                                                         payment system and
                                                                                         number of transactions.

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                                                                                        Public awareness of new
                                                                                         financial instruments
                                                                                         (surveys).
                                                                                        Report of credit and
                                                                                         payment information to
                                                                                         a central database.
                                                                                        Number of holders of new
                                                                                         denomination T-bill
                                                                                         holdings, and T-bill
                                                                                         issuance outside
                                                                                         Antananarivo as
                                                                                         measured by Central
                                                                                         Bank report of
                                                                                         redemption date.
                                                                                        Volume of production
                                                                                         covered by warehouse
                                                                                         receipts in the zones.
                                                                                        Volume of MFI lending in
                                                                                         the zones.
                                                                                        MFI portfolio-at-risk
                                                                                         delinquency rate.
                                                                                        Number of new bank
                                                                                         accounts in the zones.
Agricultural Business Investment      $17,683,000  Improve                          $0  Number of rural
 Project.                                           Agricultural                         producers receiving or
                                                    Projection                           soliciting information
                                                    Technologies and                     from ABCs about the
                                                    Market Capacity in                   opportunities.
                                                    Rural Areas.                        Zones identified and
                                                                                         description of
                                                                                         beneficiaries within
                                                                                         each zone submitted.
                                                                                        Number of cost-effective
                                                                                         investment strategies
                                                                                         developed.
                                                                                        Number of plans
                                                                                         prepared.
                                                                                        Number of farmers and
                                                                                         business employing
                                                                                         technical assistance
                                                                                         received.
Program Administration* and           $18,399,000  ...................              $0  ........................
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................              $0  ...................      $4,823,000  ........................
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                                     Country: Honduras Year: 2007 Quarter 1
                                         Total Obligation: $215,000,000
        Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Honduras Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,297,000
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Rural Development Project........     $72,195,000  Increase the                     $0  Hours of technical
                                                    productivity and                     assistance delivered to
                                                    business skills of                   Program Farmers
                                                    farmers who                          (thousands)
                                                    operate small and                   Funds lent by MCA-
                                                    medium-size farms                    Honduras to financial
                                                    and their                            institutions
                                                    employees.                           (cumulative).
                                                                                        Hours of technical
                                                                                         assistance to financial
                                                                                         institutions
                                                                                         (cumulative).
                                                                                        Lien Registry equipment
                                                                                         installed.
                                                                                        Kilometers of farm-to-
                                                                                         market road upgraded
                                                                                         (cumulative).
Transportation Project...........    $125,700,000  Reduce                           $0  Kilometers of highway
                                                    transportation                       upgraded.
                                                    costs between                       Kilometers of secondary
                                                    targeted                             road upgraded.
                                                    production centers
                                                    and national,
                                                    regional and
                                                    global markets.
                                                                                        Number of weight
                                                                                         stations built.
Program Administration* and           $17,105,000  ...................              $0  ........................
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................              $0  ...................      $1,297,000  ........................
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                                         Country: Cape Verde Year: 2007
           Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Cape Verde Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0
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Watershed and Agricultural            $10,848,000  Increase                         $0  Productivity:
 Support.                                           agricultural                         Horticulture (tons per
                                                    production in                        hectare).
                                                    three targeted                      Value-added for farms
                                                    watershed areas on                   and agribusiness
                                                    three islands.                       (millions of dollars).
Infrastructure Improvement.......     $78,760,000  Increase                         $0  Volume of goods shipped
                                                    integration of the                   between Praia and other
                                                    internal market                      islands (tons).
                                                    and reduce                          Mobility Ratio:
                                                    transportation                       Percentage of
                                                    costs.                               beneficiary population
                                                                                         who take at least 5
                                                                                         trips per month.
                                                                                        Savings on transport
                                                                                         costs from improvements
                                                                                         (million dollars).

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Private Sector Development.......      $7,200,000  Spur private sector              $0  Value added in priority
                                                    development on all                   sectors above current
                                                    islands through                      trends (escudos).
                                                    increased                           Volume of private
                                                    investment in the                    investment in priority
                                                    priority sectors                     sectors above current
                                                    and through                          trends.
                                                    financial sector
                                                    reform.
Program Administration* and           $13,270,000  ...................              $0  ........................
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
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                                     Country: Nicaragua Year: 2007 Quarter 1
                                         Total Obligation: $174,925,000
       Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Nicaragua Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,316,000
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Property Regularization Project..     $26,400,000  Increase Investment              $0  Automated registry-
                                                    by strengthening                     cadastre database
                                                    property rights.                     installed Number of
                                                                                         parcels with a
                                                                                         registered title, rural
                                                                                         and urban (total of
                                                                                         21,000 and 22,000,
                                                                                         rural and urban,
                                                                                         respectively).
                                                                                        Projected areas
                                                                                         demarcated.
                                                                                        Number of projected area
                                                                                         management plans
                                                                                         implemented.
                                                                                        Number of conflicts
                                                                                         resolved by program
                                                                                         mediation.
Transportation Project...........     $92,800,000  Reduce                           $0  N-1 Road: Kilometers of
                                                    transportation                       road upgraded.
                                                    costs between Leon                  Secondary Roads:
                                                    and Chinandega and                   Kilometers of secondary
                                                    national, regional                   road upgraded.
                                                    and global markets.
Rural Business Development            $33,500,000  Increase the value               $0  Rural business
 Project.                                           added of farms and                   development centers:
                                                    enterprises in the                   Value of TA and support
                                                    region.                              services delivered to
                                                                                         program businesses.
                                                                                        Improvement of water
                                                                                         supply for farming and
                                                                                         forest production:
                                                                                         Watershed Management
                                                                                         Action Plan.
                                                                                        Funds disbursed for
                                                                                         improvement of water
                                                                                         supply for farming and
                                                                                         forest production
                                                                                         projects.
Program Administration*, Due          $22,225,000  ...................              $0  ........................
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................              $0  ...................      $1,316,000  ........................
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                                      Country: Georgia Year: 2007 Quarter 1
                                         Total Obligation: $294,693,000
        Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Georgia Total Quarterly Disbursement: $11,768,000
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Regional Infrastructure              $211,700,000  Key Regional                     $0  Reduction in journey
 Rehabilitation.                                    Infrastructure                       time: Akhalkalaki-
                                                    Rehabilitated.                       Ninotsminda-Teleti
                                                                                         (hours).
                                                                                        Reduction in vehicle
                                                                                         operating costs
                                                                                         (cumulative).
                                                                                        Increase in internal
                                                                                         regional traffic
                                                                                         volumes (cumulative).
                                                                                        Decreased technical
                                                                                         losses.
                                                                                        Reduction in the
                                                                                         production of
                                                                                         greenhouse gas
                                                                                         emissions measured in
                                                                                         tons of CO2 equivalent.
                                                                                        Increased in collection
                                                                                         rate of GGIC.
                                                                                        Number of household
                                                                                         beneficiaries served by
                                                                                         RID projects
                                                                                         (cumulative).
                                                                                        Actual operations and
                                                                                         maintenance
                                                                                         expenditures (USD).
Regional Enterprise Development..     $47,500,000  Enterprises in                   $0  Increase in annual
                                                    Regions Developed.                   revenue in portfolio
                                                                                         companies (in (1,000
                                                                                         USD).
                                                                                        Increase in number of
                                                                                         portfolio company
                                                                                         employees and number of
                                                                                         local suppliers.
                                                                                        Increase in portfolio
                                                                                         companies' wages and
                                                                                         payments to local
                                                                                         suppliers (in 1,000
                                                                                         USD).
                                                                                        Jobs created.
                                                                                        Increase in aggregate
                                                                                         incremental net revenue
                                                                                         to project assisted
                                                                                         firms (in 1,000 USD and
                                                                                         cumulative over five
                                                                                         years).
                                                                                        Direct household net
                                                                                         income (in 1,000 USD
                                                                                         cumulative over five
                                                                                         years).
                                                                                        Direct household net
                                                                                         income for market
                                                                                         information initiative
                                                                                         beneficiaries (in 1,000
                                                                                         USD cumulative over
                                                                                         five years).

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                                                                                        Number of beneficiaries.
Program Administration*, Due           35,493,000  ...................              $0  ........................
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................              $0  ...................     $11,768,000  ........................
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                                      Country: Vanuatu Year: 2007 Quarter 1
                                          Total Obligation: $65,690,000
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              Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Vanuatu Total Quarterly Disbursement:
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Transportation Infrastructure         $60,690,000  Facilitate                       $0  Traffic volume (average
 Project.                                           transportation to                    annual daily traffic).
                                                    increase tourism                    Days road is closed
                                                    and business                         (number per annum).
                                                    development.
                                                                                        Number of S-W Bay,
                                                                                         Malekula flights
                                                                                         cancelled due to
                                                                                         flooding (per annum).
                                                                                        Time of wharf (hours/
                                                                                         vessel).
Program Administration*, Due           $5,000,000  ...................              $0  ........................
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
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                                      Country: Armenia Year: 2007 Quarter 1
                                         Total Obligation: $235,150,000
         Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Armenia Total Quarterly Disbursement: $882,000
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Irrigated Agriculture Project....    $145,680,000  Increase                         $0  Increase in hectares
                                                    agricultural                         covered by HVA crops
                                                    productivity and                     (i.e., vegetables,
                                                    improve quality of                   potato, fruits,
                                                    irrigation.                          grapes).
                                                                                        Percentage of
                                                                                         respondents satisfied
                                                                                         with irrigation
                                                                                         services.
                                                                                        Share of WUA water
                                                                                         charges compared WUA
                                                                                         annual operations and
                                                                                         maintenance cost
                                                                                         (percentage).
                                                                                        Number of farmers using
                                                                                         better on-farm water
                                                                                         management: drip
                                                                                         irrigation; ET Gage,
                                                                                         and soil moisture
                                                                                         monitoring.
                                                                                        Loans provided under the
                                                                                         project (USD in
                                                                                         thousands).
Rural Road Rehabilitation Project     $67,100,000  Better access to                 $0  Annual increase in
                                                    economic and                         irrigated land in
                                                    social                               Project area
                                                    infrastructure.                      (hectares).
                                                                                        State budget
                                                                                         expenditures on
                                                                                         maintenance of
                                                                                         irrigation system (AMD
                                                                                         in millions).
                                                                                        Reduction in kilowatt
                                                                                         hours used (thousand
                                                                                         KWh).
                                                                                        Share of water losses
                                                                                         compared to total water
                                                                                         intake (percentage).
                                                                                        Share of WUA water
                                                                                         charges compared to WUA
                                                                                         annual operations and
                                                                                         maintenance cost
                                                                                         (percentage).
Program Administration*, Due          $22,370,000  ...................              $0
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................              $0  ...................        $882,000  ........................
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                                       Country: Benin Year: 2007 Quarter 1
                                         Total Obligation: $305,761,000
         Entity To Which the Assistance Is Provided: MCA Benin Total Quarterly Disbursement: $2,097,000
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Access to Financial Services.....     $19,650,000  Expand Access to                 $0  Strengthen capacity of
                                                    Financial Services.                  select financial
                                                                                         institutions.
                                                                                        Strengthen monitoring
                                                                                         capacity of Supervisory
                                                                                         Authority.
                                                                                        Total incremental
                                                                                         increase in value of
                                                                                         new credit extended and
                                                                                         savings received by
                                                                                         financial institutions
                                                                                         participating in the
                                                                                         project.
                                                                                        Share value of all loans
                                                                                         outstanding that have
                                                                                         one or more
                                                                                         installments of
                                                                                         principal past due over
                                                                                         30 days.
                                                                                        Total number of loans
                                                                                         guaranteed by land
                                                                                         titles, per year.
Access to Justice................     $34,270,000  Improved Ability of              $0  Increase efficiency and
                                                    Justice System to                    improved services of
                                                    Enforce Contracts                    courts and the
                                                    and Reconcile                        arbitration center.
                                                    Claims.                             Increase access to court
                                                                                         system.

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                                                                                        Improve enterprise
                                                                                         registration center.
Access to Land...................     $36,020,000  Strengthen property              $0  Value of investments
                                                    rights and                           made to rural land
                                                    increase                             parcels per year; land
                                                    investment in                        investment data will
                                                    rural and urban                      come from self-reported
                                                    land.                                data through EMICoV.
                                                                                        Value of investments
                                                                                         made to urban land
                                                                                         parcels per year; land
                                                                                         investment data will
                                                                                         come from self-reported
                                                                                         data through EMICoV.
Access to Markets................    $168,020,000  Improve Access to                $0  Total volume of exports
                                                    Markets through                      and imports passing
                                                    Improvements to                      through Port of
                                                    the Port of                          Cotonou, per year in
                                                    Cotonou.                             million metric tons.
Program Administration*, Due          $22,370,000  ...................              $0  ........................
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................              $0  ...................      $2,097,000  ........................


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                                               619 Transfer Funds
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    U.S. Agency to which funds were                                                    Description of program or
              transferred                      Amount                Country                    project
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USAID..................................       $149,670,094  .........................  Threshold Program.
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*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).


    Dated: February 7, 2007.
Frances C. McNaught,
Vice President, Congressional & Public Affairs, Millennium Challenge 
Corporation.
 [FR Doc. E7-2447 Filed 2-12-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9211-01-P