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Download as PDF 26650 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 90 / Thursday, May 10, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [SGA/DFA–PY 06–04] Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA); Migrants and Seasonal Farmworkers Program SGA—National Farmworker Jobs Program Addendum Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Labor. ACTION: Notice: Amendment to SGA/ DFA–PY–06–04. AGENCY: The Employment and Training Administration published a document in the Federal Register on April 20, 2007, announcing the availability of funds for the operation of National Farmworkers Jobs Program (NFJP), under section 167 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. This notice is an addendum to the SGA and it adds Section VIII, entitled ‘‘Other Information.’’ SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Stockton, Grant Officer, Division of Federal Assistance, (202) 693–3335. Addendum VIII. Other Information OMB Information Collection No.: 1205–0458. Expires: September 30, 2009. 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SUMMARY: The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for the quarter January 1, 2007 through March 31, 2007 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: Dated: May 4, 2007. Frances C. McNaught, Vice President, Congressional and Public Affairs, Millennium Challenge Corporation. ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605 Projects Obligated Objectives Cumulative disbursements Measures Country: Madagascar Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Total Obligation: $109,773,000 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Madagascar Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0 pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Land Tenure Project ................................... VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 May 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 $37,803,000 PO 00000 Increase Land Titling and Security. Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 $1,913,000 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). E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1 26651 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 90 / Thursday, May 10, 2007 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Cumulative disbursements Objectives Finance Project ........................................... 35,888,000 Increase Competition in the Financial Sector. Agricultural Business Investment Project ... 17,683,000 Improve Agricultural Projection Technologies and Market Capacity in Rural Areas. 2,109,000 Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** ........................................ 18,399,000 ................................. 6,751,000 ........................ ................................. 1,906,000 Country: Honduras Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Honduras Rural Development Project ......................... 72,195,000 Transportation Project ................................ 125,700,000 Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** ........................................ 827,000 Measures 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. 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. Total Obligation: $215,000,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $2,014,000 Increase the productivity and business skills of farmers who operate small and medium-size farms and their employees. 3,947,000 443,000 17,105,000 Reduce transportation costs between targeted production centers and national, regional and global markets. ................................. ........................ ................................. Hours of technical assistance delivered to Program Farmers (thousands). Funds lent by MCA-Honduras to financial institutions (cumulative). 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. Number of weight stations built. 1,906,000 790,000 pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Country: Cape Verde Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Total Obligation: $110,078,000 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Cape Verde Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0 . Watershed and Agricultural Support .......... VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 May 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 10,848,000 PO 00000 Increase agricultural production in three targeted watershed areas on three islands. Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 216,000 Productivity: Horticulture (tons per hectare). Value-added for farms and agribusiness (millions of dollars). E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1 26652 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 90 / Thursday, May 10, 2007 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Cumulative disbursements Objectives Infrastructure Improvement ......................... 78,760,000 Increase integration of the internal market and reduce transportation costs. Private Sector Development ....................... 7,200,000 Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** ........................................ 13,270,000 Spur private sector development on all islands through increased investment in the priority sectors and through financial sector reform. ................................. 2,089,000 ........................ ................................. 1,684,000 Country: Nicaragua Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Nicaragua 3,360,000 0 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). Value added in priority sectors above current trends (escudos). Volume of private investment in priority sectors above current trends. Total Obligation: $174,925,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $447,000 Property Regularization Project .................. 26,400,000 Increase Investment by strengthening property rights. 143,000 Transportation Project ................................ 92,800,000 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. 0 Rural Business Development Project ......... Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** ........................................ 22,225,000 ................................. 1,974,000 0 ................................. 681,000 Country: Georgia Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Georgia Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitation ........ pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Measures VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 May 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 211,700,000 PO 00000 Fmt 4703 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. Total Obligation: $294,693,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $3,655,000 Key Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitated. Frm 00065 1,116,000 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. Sfmt 4703 6,594,000 Reduction in journey time: AkhalkalakiNinotsminda-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. Increase in collection rate of GGIC. Number of household beneficiaries served by RID projects (cumulative). Actual operations and maintenance expenditures (USD). E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1 26653 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 90 / Thursday, May 10, 2007 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Cumulative disbursements Objectives Regional Enterprise Development .............. 47,500,000 Enterprises in Regions Developed. 1,185,000 Program Administration*, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** ........................................ 35,493,000 ................................. 3,991,000 0 ................................. Measures 13,765,000 Country: Vanuatu Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Vanuatu Transportation Infrastructure Project .......... 60,690,000 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). Number of beneficiaries. Total Obligation: $65,690,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $147,000 Facilitate transportation to increase tourism and business development. 2,000 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. To be allocated** ........................................ 5,000,000 ................................. 805,000 ........................ ................................. $915,000 Country: Armenia Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Armenia Total Obligation: $235,150,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $2,709,000 145,680,000 Increase agricultural productivity and Improve Quality of Irrigation. 0 Rural Road Rehabilitation Project .............. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Irrigated Agriculture 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 ................................. 143,000 0 ................................. 3,448,000 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 May 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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). E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1 26654 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 90 / Thursday, May 10, 2007 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Cumulative disbursements Objectives Country: Benin Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Benin Total Obligation: $305,761,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,356,000 Access to Financial Services ...................... 19,650,000 Expand Access to Financial Services. 49,000 Access to Justice ........................................ 34,270,000 0 Access to Land ........................................... 36,020,000 Improved Ability of Justice System to Enforce Contracts and Reconcile Claims. Strengthen property rights and increase investment in rural and urban land. Access to Markets ...................................... 168,020,000 Program Administration*, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** ........................................ 44,000 22,370,000 Improve Access to Markets through Improvements to the Port of Cotonou. ................................. 0 0 ................................. 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. 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. 1,363,000 1,997,000 Country: Ghana Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Ghana Total Obligation: $536,639,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $741,000 Agriculture Project ...................................... 239,552,000 Enhance Profitability of cultivation, services to agriculture and product handling in support of the expansion of commercial agriculture among groups of smallholder farms. 0 Rural Development ..................................... pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Measures 101,288,000 Strengthen the rural institutions that provide services complementary to, and supportive of, agricultural and agriculture business development. 0 Number of hectares irrigated. Number of days to conduct a land transaction. Number of land disputes in the pilot registration districts. Registration of land rights in the pilot registration districts. Volume of products passing through postharvest treatment (metric tons). Portfolio-at-risk of agriculture loan fund. Value of loans disbursed to clients from agricultural loan fund (US$). Number of additional loans. Vehicle operating costs (on roads requiring minor, medium and major rehabilitation). Time/quality per procurement. Score card of citizen satisfaction with services. Gross enrollment rates. Gender parity in school enrollment. Distance to collect water. Time to collect water. Distance to sanitation facility. Travel tine to sanitation facility. Incidence of guinea worm, diarrhea or bilharzia. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 May 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1 26655 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 90 / Thursday, May 10, 2007 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Transportation ............................................. 136,804,000 Objectives Cumulative disbursements Reduce the transportation costs affecting agriculture commerce at subregional levels. 0 Measures Average number of days lost due to guinea worm, diarrhea or bilharzias. Percentage of households, schools, and agricultural processing plants in target districts with electricity. Number of inter-bank transactions. Value of deposit accounts in rural banks. Volume capacity ratio. Vehicles per hour at peak hour. Travel time at peak hour. International roughness index. Annual average daily traffic. Travel time for walk-on passengers and small vehicles. Travel time for trucks. Program Administration*, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. To be allocated** ........................................ 22,370,000 ................................. 0 ........................ ................................. $741,000 * 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). 619 Transfer Funds U.S. Agency to which funds were transferred Amount USAID .......................................................................................................................................................... USAID .......................................................................................................................................................... USAID .......................................................................................................................................................... [FR Doc. E7–8961 Filed 5–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9211–03–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information collection request to OMB and solicitation of public comment. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of continued approval of information collections under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted: 1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 63, ‘‘Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in a Proposed Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.’’ 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150–0199. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 May 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 3. How often the collection is required: One time. 4. Who is required or asked to report: The State of Nevada, local governments, or affected Indian Tribes, or their representatives, requesting consultation with the NRC staff regarding review of the potential high-level waste geologic repository site, or wishing to participate in a license application review for the potential geologic repository. 5. The number of annual respondents: 3. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 363 (An average of 40 hours per response for consultation requests, 80 hours per response for license application review participation proposals, and one hour per response for statements of representative authority). 7. Abstract: 10 CFR Part 63 requires the State of Nevada, local governments, or affected Indian Tribes to submit certain information to the NRC if they request consultation with the NRC staff concerning the review of the potential repository site, or wish to participate in a license application review for the potential repository. Representatives of the State of Nevada, local governments, or affected Indian Tribes must submit a statement of their authority to act in PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 $8,296,400 $4,717,048 $13,541,023 Description of program or project Threshold Program. Threshold Program. Threshold Program. such a representative capacity. The information submitted by the State, local governments, and affected Indian Tribes is used by the Director of the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards as a basis for decisions about the commitment of NRC staff resources to the consultation and participation efforts. Submit, by July 9, 2007, comments that address the following questions: 1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical utility? 2. Is the burden estimate accurate? 3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected? 4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology? A copy of the draft supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O–1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on the NRC E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1

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MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION

[MCC FR 07-04]


Notice of Quarterly Report (January 1, 2007-March 31, 2007)

AGENCY: Millennium Challenge Corporation.
SUMMARY: The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for 
the quarter January 1, 2007 through March 31, 2007 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.

    Dated: May 4, 2007.
Frances C. McNaught,
Vice President, Congressional and Public Affairs, Millennium Challenge 
Corporation.

                                      Assistance Provided Under Section 605
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                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
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                     Country: Madagascar Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Total Obligation: $109,773,000
           Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Madagascar Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0
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Land Tenure Project..............     $37,803,000  Increase Land            $1,913,000  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).

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Finance Project..................      35,888,000  Increase                    827,000  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.
                                                                                        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                   2,109,000  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  ...................       6,751,000
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................  ..............  ...................       1,906,000
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                      Country: Honduras Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Total Obligation: $215,000,000
        Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Honduras Total Quarterly Disbursement: $2,014,000
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Rural Development Project........      72,195,000  Increase the              3,947,000  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                      443,000  Kilometers of highway
                                                    transportation                       upgraded.
                                                    costs between                       Kilometers of secondary
                                                    targeted                             road upgraded.
                                                    production centers                  Number of weight
                                                    and national,                        stations built.
                                                    regional and
                                                    global markets.
Program Administration* and            17,105,000  ...................         790,000
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................  ..............  ...................       1,906,000
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                     Country: Cape Verde Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Total Obligation: $110,078,000
           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                    216,000  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).

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Infrastructure Improvement.......      78,760,000  Increase                  3,360,000  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).
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  ...................       2,089,000
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................  ..............  ...................       1,684,000
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                     Country: Nicaragua Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Total Obligation: $174,925,000
        Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Nicaragua Total Quarterly Disbursement: $447,000
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Property Regularization Project..      26,400,000  Increase Investment         143,000  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        1,116,000  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  ...................       1,974,000
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................               0  ...................         681,000
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                      Country: Georgia Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Total Obligation: $294,693,000
        Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Georgia Total Quarterly Disbursement: $3,655,000
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Regional Infrastructure               211,700,000  Key Regional              6,594,000  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.
                                                                                        Increase in collection
                                                                                         rate of GGIC.
                                                                                        Number of household
                                                                                         beneficiaries served by
                                                                                         RID projects
                                                                                         (cumulative).
                                                                                        Actual operations and
                                                                                         maintenance
                                                                                         expenditures (USD).

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Regional Enterprise Development..      47,500,000  Enterprises in            1,185,000  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).
                                                                                        Number of beneficiaries.
Program Administration*, Due           35,493,000  ...................       3,991,000
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................               0  ...................      13,765,000
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                       Country: Vanuatu Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Total Obligation: $65,690,000
         Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Vanuatu Total Quarterly Disbursement: $147,000
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Transportation Infrastructure          60,690,000  Facilitate                    2,000  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  ...................         805,000
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................  ..............  ...................        $915,000
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                      Country: Armenia Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Total Obligation: $235,150,000
        Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Armenia Total Quarterly Disbursement: $2,709,000
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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  ...................         143,000
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated **...............               0  ...................       3,448,000
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                       Country: Benin Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Total Obligation: $305,761,000
         Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Benin Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,356,000
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Access to Financial Services.....      19,650,000  Expand Access to             49,000  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.
                                                                                        Improve enterprise
                                                                                         registration center.
Access to Land...................      36,020,000  Strengthen property          44,000  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  ...................       1,363,000
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................               0  ...................       1,997,000
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                       Country: Ghana Year: 2007 Quarter 2 Total Obligation: $536,639,000
          Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Ghana Total Quarterly Disbursement: $741,000
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Agriculture Project..............     239,552,000  Enhance                           0  Number of hectares
                                                    Profitability of                     irrigated.
                                                    cultivation,                        Number of days to
                                                    services to                          conduct a land
                                                    agriculture and                      transaction.
                                                    product handling                    Number of land disputes
                                                    in support of the                    in the pilot
                                                    expansion of                         registration districts.
                                                    commercial                          Registration of land
                                                    agriculture among                    rights in the pilot
                                                    groups of                            registration districts.
                                                    smallholder farms.                  Volume of products
                                                                                         passing through post-
                                                                                         harvest treatment
                                                                                         (metric tons).
                                                                                        Portfolio-at-risk of
                                                                                         agriculture loan fund.
                                                                                        Value of loans disbursed
                                                                                         to clients from
                                                                                         agricultural loan fund
                                                                                         (US$).
                                                                                        Number of additional
                                                                                         loans.
                                                                                        Vehicle operating costs
                                                                                         (on roads requiring
                                                                                         minor, medium and major
                                                                                         rehabilitation).
Rural Development................     101,288,000  Strengthen the                    0  Time/quality per
                                                    rural institutions                   procurement.
                                                    that provide                        Score card of citizen
                                                    services                             satisfaction with
                                                    complementary to,                    services.
                                                    and supportive of,                  Gross enrollment rates.
                                                    agricultural and                    Gender parity in school
                                                    agriculture                          enrollment.
                                                    business                            Distance to collect
                                                    development.                         water.
                                                                                        Time to collect water.
                                                                                        Distance to sanitation
                                                                                         facility.
                                                                                        Travel tine to
                                                                                         sanitation facility.
                                                                                        Incidence of guinea
                                                                                         worm, diarrhea or
                                                                                         bilharzia.

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                                                                                        Average number of days
                                                                                         lost due to guinea
                                                                                         worm, diarrhea or
                                                                                         bilharzias.
                                                                                        Percentage of
                                                                                         households, schools,
                                                                                         and agricultural
                                                                                         processing plants in
                                                                                         target districts with
                                                                                         electricity.
                                                                                        Number of inter-bank
                                                                                         transactions.
                                                                                        Value of deposit
                                                                                         accounts in rural
                                                                                         banks.
Transportation...................     136,804,000  Reduce the                        0  Volume capacity ratio.
                                                    transportation                      Vehicles per hour at
                                                    costs affecting                      peak hour.
                                                    agriculture                         Travel time at peak
                                                    commerce at sub-                     hour.
                                                    regional levels.                    International roughness
                                                                                         index.
                                                                                        Annual average daily
                                                                                         traffic.
                                                                                        Travel time for walk-on
                                                                                         passengers and small
                                                                                         vehicles.
                                                                                        Travel time for trucks.
Program Administration*, Due           22,370,000  ...................               0
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
To be allocated**................  ..............  ...................        $741,000
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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).


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                           619 Transfer Funds
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 U.S. Agency to which funds                    Description of program or
      were transferred            Amount                project
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USAID.......................      $8,296,400  Threshold Program.
USAID.......................      $4,717,048  Threshold Program.
USAID.......................     $13,541,023  Threshold Program.
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[FR Doc. E7-8961 Filed 5-9-07; 8:45 am]
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