Notice of Quarterly Report (October 1, 2007-December 31, 2007), 21381-21389 [E8-8590]

Download as PDF 21381 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 77 / Monday, April 21, 2008 / Notices you need more time to comment, you must request it in writing, including reasons for the request. OSHA must receive your written request for extension at the address provided above no later than the last date for comments. OSHA will limit any extension to 30 days, unless the requester justifies a longer period. You may obtain or review documents related to this notice, as received, by contacting OSHA’s Docket Office (see ADDRESSES section above). Docket No. OSHA–2007–0053 contains all materials in the record concerning OSHA’s NRTL SNAP Program. OSHA will review all timely comments and determine whether any of them merit modification of the elements of SNAP or delay in its implementation. Signed at Washington, DC, this 15th day of April, 2008. Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. E8–8430 Filed 4–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION [MCC FR 08–03] Notice of Quarterly Report (October 1, 2007—December 31, 2007) quarter October 1, 2007 through December 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 or allocations of funds to other federal agencies pursuant to Section 619(b) of the 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. Millennium Challenge Corporation. SUMMARY: The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for the AGENCY: ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605 Projects Obligated Cumulative disbursements Objectives Measures Country: Madagascar Year: 2008 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Madagascar Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0 $37,803,000 ............ Increase Land Titling and Security. $4,308,910 .............. Finance Project .......... $35,888,000 ............ Increase Competition in the Financial Sector. $3,599,784 .............. Agricultural Business Investment Project. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Land Tenure Project .. $17,683,000 ............ Improve Agricultural Projection Technologies and Market Capacity in Rural Areas. $4,819,510 .............. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:59 Apr 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Legislative proposal reflecting the National Land Tenure Program submitted to Parliament and passed. Number of land disputes reported and resolved in the target zones and sites of implementation. Percentage of land documents inventoried, restored, and/or digitized. Average time and cost required to carry out property transactions. Percent of reported land conflicts resolved on titled land in zone 3, 4, 5 during the title regularization operations Percentage of land in the zones that is demarcated and ready for titling. The number of savings accounts and outstanding value of accounts from primary banks. Maximum check clearing delay. Volume of funds in payment system and number of transactions. Increased public awareness of new financial instruments as measured by surveys within intervention zones and large towns. The amount of government debt issued with maturities in excess of 52 weeks. The number of new individual investors buying government debt securities. The number of bank branches of the Central Bank of Madagascar capable of accepting auction tenders. Percentage of all loans included in the central database. Number of rural producers receiving or soliciting information from Agricultural Business Centers about the opportunities. Intervention zones identified and description of beneficiaries within each zone submitted. Number of visitors receiving information from National Coordinating Center with respect to business opportunities. E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1 21382 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 77 / Monday, April 21, 2008 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Cumulative disbursements Objectives Measures Change in farm income due to improved production and marketing practices. Change in enterprise income due to improved production and marketing practices. Number of farmers and business employing technical assistance received. Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports**. $18,399,000 ............ ............................................... $9,361,121 ................................. ............................................... $640,940 Country: Honduras Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Honduras Total Obligation: $215,000,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $3,952,445 Rural Development Project. $70,687,000 ............ Increase the productivity and business skills of farmers who operate small and medium-size farms and their employees. $9,461,696 .............. Transportation Project $127,208,000 .......... $1,929,507 .............. Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports**. $17,105,000 ............ Reduce transportation costs between targeted production centers and national, regional and global markets. ............................................... ................................. ............................................... Increase in farm income resulting from Rural Development Project. Funds lent by MCA-Honduras to financial institutions. Increase in employment income resulting from Rural Development Project. Number of Program farmers harvesting high-value horticulture crops. Number of hectares harvesting high-value horticulture crops. Freight shipment cost from Tegucigalpa to Puerto Cortes. Price of basic food basket. Number of days per year road is passable. $1,577,787 $2,376,136 Country: Cape Verde Year: 2008 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Cape Verde Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0 $10,848,630 ............ Infrastructure Improvement. $78,760,208 ............ Private Sector Development. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Watershed and Agricultural Support. $7,200,000 .............. Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports**. VerDate Aug<31>2005 Increase agricultural production in three targeted watershed areas on three islands. Increase integration of the internal market and reduce transportation costs. $291,362 ................. Increase in horticultural productivity. Increase in annual income. Value-added for farms and agribusiness. $6,154,186 .............. $14,641 ................... $13,269,650 ............ Spur private sector development on all islands through increased investment in the priority sectors and through financial sector reform. ............................................... Volume of goods shipped between Praia and other islands. Mobility Ratio: Percentage of beneficiary population who take at least 5 trips per month. Savings on transport costs from improvements. Value added in priority sectors above current trends. Volume of private investment in priority sectors above current trends. ................................. ............................................... $3,694,566 16:59 Apr 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 $3,775,862 .............. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1 21383 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 77 / Monday, April 21, 2008 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Cumulative disbursements Objectives Country: Nicaragua Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Nicaragua Total Obligation: $175,000,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $4,669,211 Property Regularization Project. $26,400,000 ............ Increase investment by strengthening property rights. $1,358,563 .............. 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. $2,573,281 .............. Rural Business Development Project. Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports**. $22,300,000 ............ ............................................... $4,169,032 ................................. ............................................... $2,256,236 Country: Georgia Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Georgia $3,997,215 .............. Value of investment on land. Value of urban land. Value of rural land. Number of days to conduct a land transaction. Total cost to conduct a land transaction. Price of a basket of goods. Travel Time. Annual percentage increase in valueadded of clients of business office. Number of jobs created. Number of program farm plots harvesting higher-value crops or reforesting under improvement of Water Supply Activities. Total Obligation: $294,693,400 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $8,618,845 Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitation. $211,700,000 .......... Key Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitated. $16,722,162 ............ Regional Enterprise Development. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Measures $47,500,000 ............ Enterprises in Regions Developed. $6,190,868 .............. Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports**. 35,493,400 .............. ............................................... $7,395,795 ................................. ............................................... $8,347,230 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:59 Apr 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Reduction in Akhalkalaki-NinotsmindaTeleti journey time. Reduction in vehicle operating costs. Increase in internal regional traffic volumes. Decreased technical losses in gas through the main North-South pipeline. Reduction in the production of greenhouse gas emissions measured in tons of CO2 equivalent. Increased collection rate of the Georgian Gas Company (GOGC). Number of household beneficiaries served by Regional Infrastructure Development projects. Actual operations and maintenance expenditures. Increase in annual revenue in portfolio companies. Increase in number of portfolio company employees and number of local suppliers. Increase in portfolio companies’ wages and payments to local suppliers. Jobs created. Increase in aggregate incremental net revenue to project assisted firms. Direct household net income. Direct household net income for market information initiative beneficiaries. Number of beneficiaries. E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1 21384 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 77 / Monday, April 21, 2008 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Cumulative disbursements Objectives Measures Country: Vanuatu Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $65,690,000 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Vanuatu Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0 Transportation Infrastructure Project. $60,615,232 ............ Facilitate transportation to increase tourism and business development. Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports**. $5,074,768 .............. .......................................... $1,608,111 ............................. .......................................... $334,812 Country: Armenia Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Armenia $63,685 ................... Total Obligation: $235,650,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $3,327,390 Irrigated Agriculture Project (Agriculture and Water). $145,690,000 .......... Increase agricultural productivity Improve and Quality of Irrigation. $5,634,541 .............. Rural Road Rehabilitation Project. $67,100,000 ............ Better access to economic and social infrastructure. $1,378,446 .............. ............................. Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports **. $22,870,000 ............ .......................................... ............................. .......................................... rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES VerDate Aug<31>2005 Increase in hectares covered by high value added horticultural and fruit crops. Percentage of respondents satisfied with irrigation services. Share of Water User Association water charges as percentage of Water User Association annual operations and maintenance costs. Number of farmers using improved onfarm water management practices. Annual increase in irrigated land in Project area. State budget expenditures on maintenance of irrigation system. Value of loans provided under the project. Government budgetary allocations for routine maintenance of the entire road network Average daily traffic in Project area. Kilometers of Package 1 road sections rehabilitated. Kilometers of Package 2 road sections rehabilitated. Kilometers of Package 3 road sections rehabilitated. $2,732,235 .............. $1,515,257 Country: Benin Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Benin Access to Financial Services. Number of Tourists. Number of days per year road is closed. Number of S-W Bay, Malekula flights cancelled per year due to flooding. Vessel wait time at wharf. $19,650,000 ............ 16:59 Apr 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 Expand Access to Financial Services. PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Total Obligation: $307,298,040 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $4,044,765 $443,003 ................. Sfmt 4703 Operational self-sufficiency of participating microfinance institutions. Number of microfinance institutions supervised by the microfinance cellule. 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 over 30 days past due. Total number of loans guaranteed by land titles per year. E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1 21385 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 77 / Monday, April 21, 2008 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Cumulative disbursements Measures Improved Ability of Justice System to Enforce Contracts and Reconcile Claims. $251,766 ................. $36,020,000 ............ Strengthen property rights and increase investment in rural and urban land. $2,299,452 .............. Access to Markets ..... $169,447,000 .......... $1,773,328 .............. Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports**. $47,911,040 ............ Improve Access to Markets through Improvements to the Port of Cotonou. ............................................... Number of cases processed at the arbitration center. Percentage of all cases in the ‘‘Tribunal de Premiere Instance’’ courts per year. Percentage of all cases resolved in court of appeals per year. Average distance to reach TPI. Number of enterprises registered through the registration center. Average number of days required to register an enterprise. Total value of additional investments in target rural land parcels. Total value of additional investments in target urban land parcels. Total metric tons of exports and imports passing through Port of Cotonou per year. ................................. ............................................... $8,126,902 Projects Obligated Objectives Access to Justice ....... $34,270,000 ............ Access to Land .......... Country: Ghana Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Ghana $4,577,954 Total Obligation: $547,009,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $4,100,398 $242,352,550 .......... Enhance Profitability of cultivation, services to agriculture and product handling in support of the expansion of commercial agriculture among groups of smallholder farms. $2,743,432 .............. Rural Development .... $101,288,000 .......... Strengthen the rural institutions that provide services complementary to, and supportive of, agricultural and agriculture business development. $136,369 ................. Transportation ............ rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Agriculture Project ..... $141,735,500 .......... Reduce the transportation costs affecting agriculture commerce at sub-regional levels. $30,424 ................... Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. $61,632,950 ............ ............................................... $3,257,906 .............. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:59 Apr 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Metric tons of products passing through post-harvest treatment. Portfolio-at-risk of agriculture loan fund. Value of loans disbursed to clients from agricultural loan fund. Number of additional loans. Vehicle operating costs on minor, medium and major rehabilitated roads. 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 time to sanitation facility. Incidence of guinea worm, diarrhea or bilharzias. 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 vehicle and passenger traffic. E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1 21386 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 77 / Monday, April 21, 2008 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Cumulative disbursements Obligated Pending subsequent reports**. Objectives ................................. ............................................... $7,272,608 Country: El Salvador Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA El Salvador Total Obligation: $460,939,996 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,810,602 Human Development Project. $91,674,603 ............ Increase human and physical capital of residents of the Northern Zone to take advantage of employment and business opportunities. $0 ............................ Productive Development Project. $84,196,330 ............ $234,963,039 .......... Increase production and employment in the Northern Zone. Reduce travel cost and time within the Northern Zone, with the rest of the country, and within the region. $0 ............................ Connectivity Project ... $0 ............................ Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending Subsequent Report **. $50,106,024 ............ ............................................... $0. ................................. ............................................... $4,034,819 Country: Mali Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Mali $89,631,177 ............ Establish an independent $263,697 ................. and secure link to the regional and global economy. Industrial Park Project $94,563,559 ............ Develop a platform for industrial activity to be located within the Airport domain.. $529,093 ................. Alatona Irrigation Project. $234,674,675 .......... Increase the agricultural production and productivity in the Alatona zone of the ON.. $0 ............................ VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:14 Apr 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Number of students enrolled in the Chalatenango Center functioning as a MEGATEC institute. Graduation rate of students enrolled in the Chalatenango Center functioning as a MEGATEC institute. Number of students enrolled in participating middle technical schools. Graduation rate of students enrolled in participating middle technical schools. Number of students enrolled in non-formal training activities. Graduation rate of students enrolled in non-formal training activities. Number of households with access to water in the Northern Zone. Number of households with access to basic sanitation in the Northern Zone. Number of households with electricity in the Northern Zone. Number of individuals that benefit annually from the strategic infrastructure projects. Investment in productive chains by selected beneficiaries. Weighted average of the International Roughness Index for the rehabilitation of the Transnational Highway. Weighted average of the International Roughness Index for the rehabilitation of the network of connecting roads. Total Obligation $460,684,411 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,485,669 ´ Bamako Senou Airport Improvement Project. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Measures Sfmt 4703 Number of weekly flight arrivals and departures. Average time for passengers to complete departures and arrivals procedures. Occupancy level. Average number of days required for operator to connect to Industrial Park water and electricity services. Weighted average of the International Roughness Index for the rehabilitation of the Niono-Goma Coura road. Annual average daily count of vehicles on the Niono-Goma Coura road. Total amount of land irrigated by the Project in the Alatona zone. Average water volume delivered at the farm level in the Alatona zone. Crop water requirements as a percentage share of water supply at the canal headworks in the Alatona Zone. Number of 5 and 10 hectare farm plots allocated in the Alatona zone. E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1 21387 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 77 / Monday, April 21, 2008 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Cumulative disbursements Objectives Measures Total market garden parcels allocated in the Alatona zone. Number of titles registered in the land registration office granted to households in the Alatona zone. Number of students enrolled in schools established by the Project. Graduation rate of students enrolled in schools established by the Project. Number of farms adopting at least one new extension technique as a percentage of all farms receiving technical assistance under the Project. Total amount of credit extended in loan portfolios by participating microfinance institutions and banks in the Alatona zone. Number of active clients of microfinance institutions and banks in the Alatona zone. Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending Subsequent Report **. $41,815,000 ............ ............................................... $2,747,041 ................................. ............................................... $0 Country: Mozambique (CIF ONLY)1 Year: 2008 Quarter1 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Mozambique Total Obligation: $25,346,200 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0 N/A .......................... Increase access to reliable and quality water and sanitation facilities. Road Rehabilitation Project. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Water and Sanitation Project. N/A .......................... Increase access to producN/A .......................... tive resources and markets. Land Tenure Services Project. N/A .......................... Establish efficient, secure land access for households and investors. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:59 Apr 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 N/A .......................... N/A .......................... Sfmt 4703 Value of productive days gained due to less diarrhea, cholera and/or malaria. School attendance days gained due to less diarrhea, cholera and/or malaria. Number (Percent) of businesses with access to improved water source. Reduction in time for rural/urban households to access improved water sources. Number (Percent) or urban households with access to improved water sources. Number (Percent) of rural households with access to improved water sources. Number (Percent) of urban households with access to improved sanitation facilities. Increase in agricultural production among communities affected by road rehabilitation works. Increase in the number of new businesses within 5 km of rehabilitated roads. Reduction in vehicle operating costs as a result of rehabilitated roads. Time savings due to a reduction in time to travel a fixed length of rehabilitated road. Weighted average of the International Roughness Index for the rehabilitation roads. Average annual daily traffic volume on rehabilitated roads disaggregated by vehicle type. Increase (Percent) in value of new investments on land. Number of new businesses. Reduction (Percent) in time to right to land usage. More efficient, free and secure land transfers/transactions. E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1 21388 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 77 / Monday, April 21, 2008 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Cumulative disbursements Objectives Farmer Income Support Project. N/A .......................... Improve coconut productivity and diversification into cash N/A .......................... Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation Pending Subsequent Report**. N/A .......................... ............................................... ............................................... Increase (Percentage) in parcel-holder land value. Reduction (Percent) in costs to right to land usage. Reduction (Percentage) in loss of coconut production and coconut products’ sales. Increased income (Percentage) from sales from intercropping activities to small farm plot holders. Increased number (Percentage) of live coconut trees. Increased productive capacity (Percentage) of coconut trees. N/A ................................. Measures N/A Country: Lesotho (CIF ONLY) Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $15,668,416 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Lesotho Total Quarterly Disbursement: $30,000 $4,913,000 .............. Improve the water supply for industrial and domestic needs, and enhance rural livelihoods through improved watershed management. N/A .......................... Health Project ............ $4,436,000 .............. Increase access to life-extending ART and essential health services by providing a sustainable delivery platform. N/A .......................... Private Sector Development Project. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Water Project ............. $710,000 ................. Stimulate investment by improving access to credit, reducing transaction costs and increasing the participation of women in the economy. $30,000 ................... VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:59 Apr 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Increased urban access to potable water supply. Increase in volume of water delivered after treatment at Metolong site. Decrease in percentage of urban water that is not accounted for (non-revenue losses plus physical losses). Number of people covered per year in rural areas with MCC funded rural water supply. Number of new VIP latrines provided to households. Increase in the percentage of health facilities providing full package of standard services for level of center (MoHSW 2007 standard). Increase in TB treatment success rate. Increase in the percentage of health facilities staffed with standard number and type of qualified staff (MoHSW 2007 standard). Increase in the number of patients treated in health centers in Lesotho. Increase in immunization rate (measles). Number of people receiving ARV treatment (number). Increase in annual enrollment at National Health Training College. Increase in average referred tests performed at the central laboratory per quarter during the past year. Increase in average number of blood units collected per quarter during the past year. Increase in the percentage of the adult population listed by a private credit bureau with current information on repayment history, unpaid debts or credit outstanding. Increase in the number of payments associated with salaries and pensions made through EFT per year. Land used as collateral (number of mortgage bonds registered). Land transaction costs (percent of property value). E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1 21389 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 77 / Monday, April 21, 2008 / Notices ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 605—Continued Projects Obligated Cumulative disbursements Objectives Measures Land transaction times (median number of days necessary to complete a procedure). Increase in the number of pending civil cases in the High Court. Gender equality index (percent change in index of knowledge, attitudes, and practices for supporting gender equality in economic rights). Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending Subsequent Report **. $5,609,416 .............. ............................................... N/A. N/A. Country: Morocco (CIF ONLY) Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $32,400,000 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Morocco Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0 Fruit Tree Productivity Small Scale Fisheries Artisan and Fez Medina. Financial Services ...... Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending Subsequent Report **. $6,959,765 .............. $7,005,874 .............. $6,142,437 .............. TBD ....................................... TBD ....................................... TBD ....................................... N/A .......................... N/A .......................... N/A .......................... TBD TBD TBD $500,000 ................. $11,271,924 ............ TBD ....................................... TBD ....................................... N/A .......................... N/A .......................... TBD TBD N/A .......................... TBD ....................................... N/A .......................... TBD *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(b) Transfer or allocation of funds U.S. Agency to which funds were transferred or allocated Amount USAID ..................................................................................................................................................... $24,222,500 Description of program or project Threshold Program. 1 Beginning in fiscal year 2007, CIF (i.e., Compact Implementation Funding) is assistance made available to a country, upon signature of a compact, under the authority of Section 609(g) of the Act. It is additional to compact program assistance provided under Section 605 of the Act upon entry into force of the compact and is included in the overall total of compact funding. As of this report, only CIF funds have been obligated for Mozambique, Lesotho and Morocco. Dated: April 16, 2008. Matthew McLean, Vice President, Congressional and Public Affairs, Millennium Challenge Corporation. [FR Doc. E8–8590 Filed 4–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9210–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities; Meeting of Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel The National Endowment for the Humanities. ACTION: Notice of meeting. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463 as amended) notice is hereby VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:14 Apr 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 given that a meeting of the Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel of the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities will be held at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506, in Room 730, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Monday, May 12, 2008. The purpose of the meeting is to review applications for Certificates of Indemnity submitted to the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities for exhibitions beginning after July 1, 2008. Because the proposed meeting will consider financial and commercial data and because it is important to keep values of objects, methods of transportation and security measures confidential, pursuant to the authority granted me by the Chairman’s Delegation of Authority to Close Advisory Committee Meetings, dated PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 July 19, 1993, I have determined that the meeting would fall within exemption (4) of 5 U.S.C. 552(b) and that it is essential to close the meeting to protect the free exchange of views and to avoid interference with the operations of the Committee. It is suggested that those desiring more specific information contact Acting Advisory Committee Management Officer Heather Gottry, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506, or call 202/606– 8322. Heather C. Gottry, Acting Advisory Committee, Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–8603 Filed 4–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7536–01–P E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1

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MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION

[MCC FR 08-03]


Notice of Quarterly Report (October 1, 2007--December 31, 2007)

AGENCY: Millennium Challenge Corporation.
SUMMARY: The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for 
the quarter October 1, 2007 through December 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 or 
allocations of funds to other federal agencies pursuant to Section 
619(b) of the 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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                                                                           Cumulative
            Projects                 Obligated          Objectives       disbursements           Measures
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                                         Country: Madagascar Year: 2008
           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      $4,308,910.......  Legislative proposal
                                                     Titling and                           reflecting the
                                                     Security.                             National Land Tenure
                                                                                           Program submitted to
                                                                                           Parliament and
                                                                                           passed.
                                                                                          Number of land
                                                                                           disputes reported and
                                                                                           resolved in the
                                                                                           target zones and
                                                                                           sites of
                                                                                           implementation.
                                                                                          Percentage of land
                                                                                           documents
                                                                                           inventoried,
                                                                                           restored, and/or
                                                                                           digitized.
                                                                                          Average time and cost
                                                                                           required to carry out
                                                                                           property
                                                                                           transactions.
                                                                                          Percent of reported
                                                                                           land conflicts
                                                                                           resolved on titled
                                                                                           land in zone 3, 4, 5
                                                                                           during the title
                                                                                           regularization
                                                                                           operations
                                                                                          Percentage of land in
                                                                                           the zones that is
                                                                                           demarcated and ready
                                                                                           for titling.
Finance Project................  $35,888,000......  Increase           $3,599,784.......  The number of savings
                                                     Competition in                        accounts and
                                                     the Financial                         outstanding value of
                                                     Sector.                               accounts from primary
                                                                                           banks.
                                                                                          Maximum check clearing
                                                                                           delay.
                                                                                          Volume of funds in
                                                                                           payment system and
                                                                                           number of
                                                                                           transactions.
                                                                                          Increased public
                                                                                           awareness of new
                                                                                           financial instruments
                                                                                           as measured by
                                                                                           surveys within
                                                                                           intervention zones
                                                                                           and large towns.
                                                                                          The amount of
                                                                                           government debt
                                                                                           issued with
                                                                                           maturities in excess
                                                                                           of 52 weeks.
                                                                                          The number of new
                                                                                           individual investors
                                                                                           buying government
                                                                                           debt securities.
                                                                                          The number of bank
                                                                                           branches of the
                                                                                           Central Bank of
                                                                                           Madagascar capable of
                                                                                           accepting auction
                                                                                           tenders.
                                                                                          Percentage of all
                                                                                           loans included in the
                                                                                           central database.
Agricultural Business            $17,683,000......  Improve            $4,819,510.......  Number of rural
 Investment Project.                                 Agricultural                          producers receiving
                                                     Projection                            or soliciting
                                                     Technologies and                      information from
                                                     Market Capacity                       Agricultural Business
                                                     in Rural Areas.                       Centers about the
                                                                                           opportunities.
                                                                                          Intervention zones
                                                                                           identified and
                                                                                           description of
                                                                                           beneficiaries within
                                                                                           each zone submitted.
                                                                                          Number of visitors
                                                                                           receiving information
                                                                                           from National
                                                                                           Coordinating Center
                                                                                           with respect to
                                                                                           business
                                                                                           opportunities.

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                                                                                          Change in farm income
                                                                                           due to improved
                                                                                           production and
                                                                                           marketing practices.
                                                                                          Change in enterprise
                                                                                           income due to
                                                                                           improved production
                                                                                           and marketing
                                                                                           practices.
                                                                                          Number of farmers and
                                                                                           business employing
                                                                                           technical assistance
                                                                                           received.
Program Administration* and      $18,399,000......  .................  $9,361,121
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports**...  .................  .................  $640,940
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                      Country: Honduras Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $215,000,000
        Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Honduras Total Quarterly Disbursement: $3,952,445
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Rural Development Project......  $70,687,000......  Increase the       $9,461,696.......  Increase in farm
                                                     productivity and                      income resulting from
                                                     business skills                       Rural Development
                                                     of farmers who                        Project.
                                                     operate small                        Funds lent by MCA-
                                                     and medium-size                       Honduras to financial
                                                     farms and their                       institutions.
                                                     employees.                           Increase in employment
                                                                                           income resulting from
                                                                                           Rural Development
                                                                                           Project.
                                                                                          Number of Program
                                                                                           farmers harvesting
                                                                                           high-value
                                                                                           horticulture crops.
                                                                                          Number of hectares
                                                                                           harvesting high-value
                                                                                           horticulture crops.
Transportation Project.........  $127,208,000.....  Reduce             $1,929,507.......  Freight shipment cost
                                                     transportation                        from Tegucigalpa to
                                                     costs between                         Puerto Cortes.
                                                     targeted                             Price of basic food
                                                     production                            basket.
                                                     centers and                          Number of days per
                                                     national,                             year road is
                                                     regional and                          passable.
                                                     global markets.
Program Administration* and      $17,105,000......  .................  $2,376,136
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports**...  .................  .................  $1,577,787
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                                         Country: Cape Verde Year: 2008
           Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Cape Verde Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0
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Watershed and Agricultural       $10,848,630......  Increase           $291,362.........  Increase in
 Support.                                            agricultural                          horticultural
                                                     production in                         productivity.
                                                     three targeted                       Increase in annual
                                                     watershed areas                       income.
                                                     on three islands.                    Value-added for farms
                                                                                           and agribusiness.
Infrastructure Improvement.....  $78,760,208......  Increase           $6,154,186.......  Volume of goods
                                                     integration of                        shipped between Praia
                                                     the internal                          and other islands.
                                                     market and                           Mobility Ratio:
                                                     reduce                                Percentage of
                                                     transportation                        beneficiary
                                                     costs.                                population who take
                                                                                           at least 5 trips per
                                                                                           month.
                                                                                          Savings on transport
                                                                                           costs from
                                                                                           improvements.
Private Sector Development.....  $7,200,000.......  Spur private       $14,641..........  Value added in
                                                     sector                                priority sectors
                                                     development on                        above current trends.
                                                     all islands                          Volume of private
                                                     through                               investment in
                                                     increased                             priority sectors
                                                     investment in                         above current trends.
                                                     the priority
                                                     sectors and
                                                     through
                                                     financial sector
                                                     reform.
Program Administration* and      $13,269,650......  .................  $3,775,862.......  ......................
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports**...  .................  .................  $3,694,566         ......................
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                     Country: Nicaragua Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $175,000,000
       Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Nicaragua Total Quarterly Disbursement: $4,669,211
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Property Regularization Project  $26,400,000......  Increase           $1,358,563.......  Value of investment on
                                                     investment by                         land.
                                                     strengthening                        Value of urban land.
                                                     property rights.                     Value of rural land.
                                                                                          Number of days to
                                                                                           conduct a land
                                                                                           transaction.
                                                                                          Total cost to conduct
                                                                                           a land transaction.
Transportation Project.........  $92,800,000......  Reduce             $2,573,281.......  Price of a basket of
                                                     transportation                        goods.
                                                     costs between                        Travel Time.
                                                     Leon and
                                                     Chinandega and
                                                     national,
                                                     regional and
                                                     global markets.
Rural Business Development       $33,500,000......  Increase the       $3,997,215.......  Annual percentage
 Project.                                            value added of                        increase in value-
                                                     farms and                             added of clients of
                                                     enterprises in                        business office.
                                                     the region.                          Number of jobs
                                                                                           created.
                                                                                          Number of program farm
                                                                                           plots harvesting
                                                                                           higher-value crops or
                                                                                           reforesting under
                                                                                           improvement of Water
                                                                                           Supply Activities.
Program Administration,* Due     $22,300,000......  .................  $4,169,032         ......................
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports**...  .................  .................  $2,256,236         ......................
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                      Country: Georgia Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $294,693,400
        Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Georgia Total Quarterly Disbursement: $8,618,845
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Regional Infrastructure          $211,700,000.....  Key Regional       $16,722,162......  Reduction in
 Rehabilitation.                                     Infrastructure                        Akhalkalaki-
                                                     Rehabilitated.                        Ninotsminda-Teleti
                                                                                           journey time.
                                                                                          Reduction in vehicle
                                                                                           operating costs.
                                                                                          Increase in internal
                                                                                           regional traffic
                                                                                           volumes.
                                                                                          Decreased technical
                                                                                           losses in gas through
                                                                                           the main North-South
                                                                                           pipeline.
                                                                                          Reduction in the
                                                                                           production of
                                                                                           greenhouse gas
                                                                                           emissions measured in
                                                                                           tons of CO2
                                                                                           equivalent.
                                                                                          Increased collection
                                                                                           rate of the Georgian
                                                                                           Gas Company (GOGC).
                                                                                          Number of household
                                                                                           beneficiaries served
                                                                                           by Regional
                                                                                           Infrastructure
                                                                                           Development projects.
                                                                                          Actual operations and
                                                                                           maintenance
                                                                                           expenditures.
Regional Enterprise Development  $47,500,000......  Enterprises in     $6,190,868.......  Increase in annual
                                                     Regions                               revenue in portfolio
                                                     Developed.                            companies.
                                                                                          Increase in number of
                                                                                           portfolio company
                                                                                           employees and number
                                                                                           of local suppliers.
                                                                                          Increase in portfolio
                                                                                           companies' wages and
                                                                                           payments to local
                                                                                           suppliers.
                                                                                          Jobs created.
                                                                                          Increase in aggregate
                                                                                           incremental net
                                                                                           revenue to project
                                                                                           assisted firms.
                                                                                          Direct household net
                                                                                           income.
                                                                                          Direct household net
                                                                                           income for market
                                                                                           information
                                                                                           initiative
                                                                                           beneficiaries.
                                                                                          Number of
                                                                                           beneficiaries.
Program Administration,* Due     35,493,400.......  .................  $7,395,795         ......................
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports**...  .................  .................  $8,347,230         ......................
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                       Country: Vanuatu Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $65,690,000
            Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Vanuatu Total Quarterly Disbursement: $0
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Transportation Infrastructure    $60,615,232......  Facilitate         $63,685..........  Number of Tourists.
 Project.                                            transportation                       Number of days per
                                                     to increase                           year road is closed.
                                                     tourism and                          Number of S-W Bay,
                                                     business                              Malekula flights
                                                     development.                          cancelled per year
                                                                                           due to flooding.
                                                                                          Vessel wait time at
                                                                                           wharf.
Program Administration,* Due     $5,074,768.......  .................  $1,608,111         ......................
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports**...  .................  .................  $334,812           ......................
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                      Country: Armenia Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $235,650,000
        Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Armenia Total Quarterly Disbursement: $3,327,390
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Irrigated Agriculture Project    $145,690,000.....  Increase           $5,634,541.......  Increase in hectares
 (Agriculture and Water).                            agricultural                          covered by high value
                                                     productivity                          added horticultural
                                                     Improve and                           and fruit crops.
                                                     Quality of                           Percentage of
                                                     Irrigation.                           respondents satisfied
                                                                                           with irrigation
                                                                                           services.
                                                                                          Share of Water User
                                                                                           Association water
                                                                                           charges as percentage
                                                                                           of Water User
                                                                                           Association annual
                                                                                           operations and
                                                                                           maintenance costs.
                                                                                          Number of farmers
                                                                                           using improved on-
                                                                                           farm water management
                                                                                           practices.
                                                                                          Annual increase in
                                                                                           irrigated land in
                                                                                           Project area.
                                                                                          State budget
                                                                                           expenditures on
                                                                                           maintenance of
                                                                                           irrigation system.
                                                                                          Value of loans
                                                                                           provided under the
                                                                                           project.
Rural Road Rehabilitation        $67,100,000......  Better access to   $1,378,446.......  Government budgetary
 Project.                                            economic and                          allocations for
                                                     social                                routine maintenance
                                                     infrastructure.                       of the entire road
                                                                                           network
                                                                                          Average daily traffic
                                                                                           in Project area.
                                                                                          Kilometers of Package
                                                                                           1 road sections
                                                                                           rehabilitated.
                                 .................                                        Kilometers of Package
                                                                                           2 road sections
                                                                                           rehabilitated.
                                                                                          Kilometers of Package
                                                                                           3 road sections
                                                                                           rehabilitated.
Program Administration,* Due     $22,870,000......  .................  $2,732,235.......  ......................
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports **..  .................  .................  $1,515,257         ......................
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                       Country: Benin Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $307,298,040
         Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Benin Total Quarterly Disbursement: $4,044,765
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Access to Financial Services...  $19,650,000......  Expand Access to   $443,003.........  Operational self-
                                                     Financial                             sufficiency of
                                                     Services.                             participating
                                                                                           microfinance
                                                                                           institutions.
                                                                                          Number of microfinance
                                                                                           institutions
                                                                                           supervised by the
                                                                                           microfinance cellule.
                                                                                          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 over 30
                                                                                           days past due.
                                                                                          Total number of loans
                                                                                           guaranteed by land
                                                                                           titles per year.

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Access to Justice..............  $34,270,000......  Improved Ability   $251,766.........  Number of cases
                                                     of Justice                            processed at the
                                                     System to                             arbitration center.
                                                     Enforce                              Percentage of all
                                                     Contracts and                         cases in the
                                                     Reconcile Claims.                     ``Tribunal de
                                                                                           Premiere Instance''
                                                                                           courts per year.
                                                                                          Percentage of all
                                                                                           cases resolved in
                                                                                           court of appeals per
                                                                                           year.
                                                                                          Average distance to
                                                                                           reach TPI.
                                                                                          Number of enterprises
                                                                                           registered through
                                                                                           the registration
                                                                                           center.
                                                                                          Average number of days
                                                                                           required to register
                                                                                           an enterprise.
Access to Land.................  $36,020,000......  Strengthen         $2,299,452.......  Total value of
                                                     property rights                       additional
                                                     and increase                          investments in target
                                                     investment in                         rural land parcels.
                                                     rural and urban                      Total value of
                                                     land.                                 additional
                                                                                           investments in target
                                                                                           urban land parcels.
Access to Markets..............  $169,447,000.....  Improve Access to  $1,773,328.......  Total metric tons of
                                                     Markets through                       exports and imports
                                                     Improvements to                       passing through Port
                                                     the Port of                           of Cotonou per year.
                                                     Cotonou.
Program Administration,* Due     $47,911,040......  .................  $4,577,954         ......................
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports**...  .................  .................  $8,126,902
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                       Country: Ghana Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $547,009,000
         Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Ghana Total Quarterly Disbursement: $4,100,398
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Agriculture Project............  $242,352,550.....  Enhance            $2,743,432.......  Number of hectares
                                                     Profitability of                      irrigated.
                                                     cultivation,                         Number of days to
                                                     services to                           conduct a land
                                                     agriculture and                       transaction.
                                                     product handling                     Number of land
                                                     in support of                         disputes in the pilot
                                                     the expansion of                      registration
                                                     commercial                            districts.
                                                     agriculture                          Registration of land
                                                     among groups of                       rights in the pilot
                                                     smallholder                           registration
                                                     farms.                                districts.
                                                                                          Metric tons of
                                                                                           products passing
                                                                                           through post-harvest
                                                                                           treatment.
                                                                                          Portfolio-at-risk of
                                                                                           agriculture loan
                                                                                           fund.
                                                                                          Value of loans
                                                                                           disbursed to clients
                                                                                           from agricultural
                                                                                           loan fund.
                                                                                          Number of additional
                                                                                           loans.
                                                                                          Vehicle operating
                                                                                           costs on minor,
                                                                                           medium and major
                                                                                           rehabilitated roads.
Rural Development..............  $101,288,000.....  Strengthen the     $136,369.........  Time/ quality per
                                                     rural                                 procurement.
                                                     institutions                         Score card of citizen
                                                     that provide                          satisfaction with
                                                     services                              services.
                                                     complementary                        Gross enrollment
                                                     to, and                               rates.
                                                     supportive of,                       Gender parity in
                                                     agricultural and                      school enrollment.
                                                     agriculture                          Distance to collect
                                                     business                              water.
                                                     development.                         Time to collect water.
                                                                                          Distance to sanitation
                                                                                           facility.
                                                                                          Travel time to
                                                                                           sanitation facility.
                                                                                          Incidence of guinea
                                                                                           worm, diarrhea or
                                                                                           bilharzias.
                                                                                          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.................  $141,735,500.....  Reduce the         $30,424..........  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
                                                                                           vehicle and passenger
                                                                                           traffic.
Program Administration,* Due     $61,632,950......  .................  $3,257,906.......  ......................
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.

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Pending subsequent reports**...  .................  .................  $7,272,608
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                    Country: El Salvador Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation: $460,939,996
      Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA El Salvador Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,810,602
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Human Development Project......  $91,674,603......  Increase human     $0...............  Number of students
                                                     and physical                          enrolled in the
                                                     capital of                            Chalatenango Center
                                                     residents of the                      functioning as a
                                                     Northern Zone to                      MEGATEC institute.
                                                     take advantage                       Graduation rate of
                                                     of employment                         students enrolled in
                                                     and business                          the Chalatenango
                                                     opportunities.                        Center functioning as
                                                                                           a MEGATEC institute.
                                                                                          Number of students
                                                                                           enrolled in
                                                                                           participating middle
                                                                                           technical schools.
                                                                                          Graduation rate of
                                                                                           students enrolled in
                                                                                           participating middle
                                                                                           technical schools.
                                                                                          Number of students
                                                                                           enrolled in non-
                                                                                           formal training
                                                                                           activities.
                                                                                          Graduation rate of
                                                                                           students enrolled in
                                                                                           non-formal training
                                                                                           activities.
                                                                                          Number of households
                                                                                           with access to water
                                                                                           in the Northern Zone.
                                                                                          Number of households
                                                                                           with access to basic
                                                                                           sanitation in the
                                                                                           Northern Zone.
                                                                                          Number of households
                                                                                           with electricity in
                                                                                           the Northern Zone.
                                                                                          Number of individuals
                                                                                           that benefit annually
                                                                                           from the strategic
                                                                                           infrastructure
                                                                                           projects.
Productive Development Project.  $84,196,330......  Increase           $0...............  Investment in
                                                     production and                        productive chains by
                                                     employment in                         selected
                                                     the Northern                          beneficiaries.
                                                     Zone.
Connectivity Project...........  $234,963,039.....  Reduce travel      $0...............  Weighted average of
                                                     cost and time                         the International
                                                     within the                            Roughness Index for
                                                     Northern Zone,                        the rehabilitation of
                                                     with the rest of                      the Transnational
                                                     the country, and                      Highway.
                                                     within the                           Weighted average of
                                                     region.                               the International
                                                                                           Roughness Index for
                                                                                           the rehabilitation of
                                                                                           the network of
                                                                                           connecting roads.
Program Administration * and     $50,106,024......  .................  $0...............
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending Subsequent Report **...  .................  .................  $4,034,819
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                        Country: Mali Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total Obligation $460,684,411
          Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Mali Total Quarterly Disbursement: $1,485,669
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Bamako Senou Airport             $89,631,177......  Establish an       $263,697.........  Number of weekly
 Improvement Project.                                independent and                       flight arrivals and
                                                     secure link to                        departures.
                                                     the regional and                     Average time for
                                                     global economy.                       passengers to
                                                                                           complete departures
                                                                                           and arrivals
                                                                                           procedures.
Industrial Park Project........  $94,563,559......  Develop a          $529,093.........  Occupancy level.
                                                     platform for                         Average number of days
                                                     industrial                            required for operator
                                                     activity to be                        to connect to
                                                     located within                        Industrial Park water
                                                     the Airport                           and electricity
                                                     domain..                              services.
Alatona Irrigation Project.....  $234,674,675.....  Increase the       $0...............  Weighted average of
                                                     agricultural                          the International
                                                     production and                        Roughness Index for
                                                     productivity in                       the rehabilitation of
                                                     the Alatona zone                      the Niono-Goma Coura
                                                     of the ON..                           road.
                                                                                          Annual average daily
                                                                                           count of vehicles on
                                                                                           the Niono-Goma Coura
                                                                                           road.
                                                                                          Total amount of land
                                                                                           irrigated by the
                                                                                           Project in the
                                                                                           Alatona zone.
                                                                                          Average water volume
                                                                                           delivered at the farm
                                                                                           level in the Alatona
                                                                                           zone.
                                                                                          Crop water
                                                                                           requirements as a
                                                                                           percentage share of
                                                                                           water supply at the
                                                                                           canal headworks in
                                                                                           the Alatona Zone.
                                                                                          Number of 5 and 10
                                                                                           hectare farm plots
                                                                                           allocated in the
                                                                                           Alatona zone.

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