Notice of Quarterly Report (January 1, 2008-March 31, 2008), 25775-25783 [E8-10076]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 7, 2008 / Notices The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION [MCC FR 08–05] Signed in Washington, DC, this 29th day of April, 2008. Richard Church, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–10028 Filed 5–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P Notice of Quarterly Report (January 1, 2008–March 31, 2008) Millennium Challenge Corporation. SUMMARY: The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for the quarter January 1, 2008 through March 31, 2008 with respect to both assistance AGENCY: 25775 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 Projects Obligated Objectives Cumulative disbursements Country: Madagascar Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Madagascar Total obligation: $109,773,000 Total quarterly disbursement: $6,378,369 $37,802,712 Finance Project ................. 35,688,288 Increase Competition in the Financial Sector. 4,456,685 Agricultural Business Investment Project. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Land Tenure Project ......... 17,683,000 Improve Agricultural Projection Technologies and Market Capacity in Rural Areas. 7,217,240 Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports**. 18,399,000 .......................................... 8,544,664 .......................................... ¥599,355 VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:00 May 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 Increase Land Titling and Security. Measures PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 $9,489,400 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. 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 businesses employing technical assistance received. E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 25776 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 7, 2008 / Notices Projects Obligated Objectives Cumulative disbursements Country: Honduras Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Honduras Total obligation: $215,000,000 Total quarterly disbursement: $4,111,178 Rural Development Project $70,687,000 Increase the productivity and business skills of farmers who operate small- and medium-size farms and their employees. $13,888,166 Transportation Project ....... 127,208,000 17,105,000 Reduce transportation costs between targeted production centers and national, regional and global markets. .......................................... 2,978,662 Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports**. ........................ .......................................... ¥791,608 Obligated Objectives Projects Watershed and Agricultural Support. $10,848,630 Infrastructure Improvement 78,760,208 Cumulative disbursements $2,042,500 113,890 13,269,650 Spur private sector development on all islands through increased investment in the priority sectors and through financial sector reform. .......................................... 4,428,462 ........................ .......................................... 2,206,857 Obligated Objectives 7,200,000 Projects 8,252,439 Property Regularization Project. Increase Investment by strengthening property rights. $2,927,021 Transportation Project ....... 92,800,000 5,747,905 Rural Business Development Project. 33,500,000 Reduce transportation costs between Leon and Chinandega and national, regional and global markets. Increase the value added of farms and enterprises in the region. Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 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. Measures Total obligation: $175,000,000 Total Quarterly Disbursement: $ 5,476,511 $26,400,000 21:00 May 06, 2008 Increase in horticultural productivity. Increase in annual income. Value-added for farms and agribusiness. Cumulative disbursements Country: Nicaragua Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Nicaragua VerDate Aug<31>2005 Measures Total obligation: $110,078,488 Total quarterly disbursement: $3,657,327 Increase agricultural production in three targeted watershed areas on three islands. Increase integration of the internal market and reduce transportation costs. Private Sector Development. Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports **. 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. 2,961,084 Country: Cape Verde Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Cape Verde sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Measures 8,258,440 Sfmt 4703 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 value-added of clients of business office. Number of jobs created. Number of program farm plots harvesting highervalue crops or reforesting under improvement of Water Supply Activities. E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 7, 2008 / Notices Projects Obligated Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports **. Objectives Cumulative disbursements 22,300,000 .......................................... .......................................... ¥3,731,791 Obligated Objectives Measures 6,629,264 ........................ 25777 Projects Cumulative disbursements Country: Georgia Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Georgia Total obligation: $295,300,000 Total quarterly disbursement: $7,227,528 Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitation. $211,700,000 Regional Enterprise Development. 47,500,000 Enterprises in Regions Developed. 6,185,514 Program Administration *, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports **. 36,100,000 .......................................... 8,552,935 ........................ .......................................... $11,389,101 Obligated Objectives Projects Key Regional Infrastructure Rehabilitated. Measures $19,756,033 Reduction in Akhalkalaki-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. 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. Cumulative disbursements Measures Country: Vanuatu Year: 2008 Quarter 2 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. $152,297 Program Administration, * Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports **. 5,074,768 .......................................... 1,786,418 ........................ .......................................... 67,893 Obligated Objectives Projects Cumulative disbursements sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Country: Armenia Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Armenia Irrigated Agriculture Project (Agriculture and Water). VerDate Aug<31>2005 $145,680,000 21:00 May 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 Increase agricultural productivity. Improve Quality of Irrigation. PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 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. Measures Total obligation: $235,650,000 Total quarterly disbursement: $3,963,775 $7,414,586 Sfmt 4703 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. E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 25778 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 7, 2008 / Notices Projects Obligated Objectives Cumulative disbursements Rural Road Rehabilitation Project. 67,100,000 Better access to economic and social infrastructure. 2,453,964 Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports **. 22,870,000 .......................................... .......................................... ¥207,073 Obligated Objectives Projects Cumulative disbursements Country: Benin Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Benin Access to Financial Services. Measures Total obligation: $307,298,040 Total quarterly disbursement: $6,911,600 $19,650,000 Expand Access to Financial Services. $2,375,946 Access to Justice .............. 34,270,000 Improved Ability of Justice System to Enforce Contracts and Reconcile Claims. 1,297,304 Access to Land ................. 36,020,000 169,447,000 47,911,040 Strengthen property rights and increase investment in rural and urban land. Improve Access to Markets through Improvements to the Port of Cotonou. .......................................... 8,277,185 Access to Markets ............ 11,569,831 ........................ .......................................... ¥4,206,496 Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports **. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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. 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. 5,562,777 ........................ Measures VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:00 May 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 5,070,264 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. 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. E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 7, 2008 / Notices Projects Obligated Objectives Cumulative disbursements Country: Ghana Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Ghana Measures Total obligation: $547,009,000 Total quarterly disbursement: $2,066,682 Agriculture Project ............. $240,984,050 Enhance profitability of cultivation, services to agriculture and product handling in support of the expansion of commercial agriculture among groups of smallholder farms. $5,399,639 Rural Development ........... 101,288,000 Strengthen the rural institutions that provide services complementary to, and supportive of, agricultural and agriculture business development. 482,804 Transportation ................... 141,104,000 Reduce the transportation costs affecting agriculture commerce at sub-regional levels. 87,040 61,632,950 .......................................... 7,660,087 ........................ .......................................... 1,877,851 Obligated Objectives Program Administration,* Due Diligence, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending subsequent reports **. Projects Human Development Project. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:14 May 06, 2008 $91,674,603 Jkt 214001 Increase human and physical capital of residents of the Northern Zone to take advantage of employment and business opportunities. PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 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. Cumulative disbursements Country: El Salvador Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA El Salvador sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 25779 Total obligation: $460,939,996 Total quarterly disbursement: $847,312 $0 Sfmt 4703 Measures 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. E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 25780 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 7, 2008 / Notices Projects Obligated Productive Development Project. Objectives 84,196,330 Cumulative disbursements Connectivity Project .......... 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. Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending Subsequent Report **. 50,106,024 .......................................... ........................ .......................................... 4,882,131 Obligated Objectives 0 ´ Bamako Senou Airport Improvement Project. $89,631,177 Industrial Park Project ....... 94,353,559 Alatona Irrigation Project .. 234,884,675 Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending Subsequent Report **. VerDate Aug<31>2005 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. Cumulative disbursements Country: Mali Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Mali sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Number of individuals that benefit annually from the strategic infrastructure projects. Investment in productive chains by selected beneficiaries. 0 Projects 0 Measures Measures Total obligation: $460,684,411 Total quarterly disbursement: $3,520,714 Establish an independent and secure link to the regional and global economy. Develop a platform for industrial activity to be located within the Airport domain. Increase the agricultural production and productivity in the Alatona zone of the ON.. $1,377, 281 Number of weekly flight arrivals and departures. Average time for passengers to complete departures and arrivals procedures. 2,080,155 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. 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. 41,815,000 .......................................... 3,603,110 ........................ .......................................... 0 21:00 May 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 0 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 7, 2008 / Notices Projects Obligated Objectives Cumulative disbursements 25781 Measures Country: Mozambique (CIF ONLY) 1 Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $25,346,200 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Mozambique Total quarterly disbursement: $0 Water and Sanitation Project. N/A Increase access to reliable and quality water and sanitation facilities. N/A Road Rehabilitation Project N/A Increase access to productive resources and markets. N/A Land Tenure Services Project. N/A Establish efficient, secure land access for households and investors. N/A Farmer Income Support Project. N/A Improve coconut productivity and diversification into cash crop. N/A Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending Subsequent Report **. N/A .......................................... N/A ........................ .......................................... N/A Obligated Objectives Projects 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) of 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. 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. Cumulative disbursements Measures Country: Lesotho (CIF ONLY) Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $15,668,416 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Lesotho Total quarterly disbursement: $369,321 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Water Project .................... VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:00 May 06, 2008 $4,913,000 Jkt 214001 Improve the water supply for industrial and domestic needs, and enhance rural livelihoods through improved watershed management. PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 N/A 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. E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 25782 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 7, 2008 / Notices Projects Obligated Health Project ................... 4,436,000 Private Sector Development Project. Program Administration * and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending Subsequent Report **. Objectives 710,000 Cumulative disbursements Increase access to life-extending ART and essential health services by providing a sustainable delivery platform. N/A Stimulate investment by improving access to credit, reducing transaction costs and increasing the participation of women in the economy. 30,000 5,609,416 .......................................... .......................................... N/A Obligated Objectives 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 enrolment 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). 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). N/A ........................ Measures Projects Cumulative disbursements Measures Country: Morocco (CIF ONLY) Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $32,400,000 Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Lesotho Total quarterly disbursement: $107,746 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 $500,000 11,271,924 TBD .................................. TBD .................................. TBD .................................. TBD .................................. TBD. ................................. N/A N/A N/A N/A 107,746 TBD. TBD. TBD. TBD. TBD N/A TBD .................................. N/A TBD. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES * 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) 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. 619(b) Transfer or allocation of funds U.S. agency to which funds were transferred or allocated Amount USAID ................................................................................................................................................... $62,757,548 VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:00 May 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 Description of program or project Threshold Program. Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 7, 2008 / Notices Dated: May 2, 2008. Matthew McLean, Vice President, Congressional and Public Affairs, Millennium Challenge Corporation. [FR Doc. E8–10076 Filed 5–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9210–01–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice (08–043)] NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Earth Science Subcommittee; Meeting National Aeronautics and Space Administration. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Earth Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The Meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting from the scientific community and other persons scientific and technical information relevant to program planning. Wednesday, May 28, 2008, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, May 29, 2008, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, Room 6H45 and Room 5H45 consecutively, 300 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20546. DATES: Ms. Marian Norris, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–4452, fax (202) 358–4118, or mnorris@nasa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The meeting will be open to the public up to the capacity of the room. The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics: • Earth Science Division Update • Implications of the fiscal year 2009 Budget for Implementing the Decadal Survey • Role and Sequencing of VentureClass Missions as Part of Earth Science Division’s Portfolio It is imperative that the meeting be held on these dates to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. Attendees will be requested to sign a register and to comply with NASA security requirements, including the presentation of a valid picture ID, before receiving an access badge. Foreign sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:00 May 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 nationals attending this meeting will be required to provide the following information no less than 6 working days prior to the meeting: Full name; gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; visa/ green card information (number, type, expiration date); passport information (number, country, expiration date); employer/affiliation information (name of institution, address, country, telephone); title/position of attendee. To expedite admittance, attendees with U.S. citizenship can provide identifying information 3 working days in advance by contacting Marian Norris via e-mail at mnorris@nasa.gov or by telephone at (202) 358–4452. Dated: April 30, 3008. P. Diane Rausch, Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. E8–10017 Filed 5–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice (08–042)] Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel; Meeting National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announce a forthcoming meeting of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel. DATES: Thursday, May 22, 2008, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20546, Room 9H40. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kathy Dakon, Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Executive Director, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–0732. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel will hold its 2nd Quarterly Meeting for 2008. This discussion is pursuant to carrying out its statutory duties for which the Panel reviews, identifies, evaluates, and advises on those program activities, systems, procedures, and management activities that can contribute to program risk. Priority is given to those programs that involve the safety of human flight. The agenda will include updates on Technical Authority, Technical Standards, Fall Protection Standards, PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25783 Drug and Alcohol Testing Standards, and Exploration Human vs. Robotic Review Process. The meeting will be open to the public up to the seating capacity of the room. Seating will be on a first-come basis. Please contact Ms. Susan Burch on (202) 358–0550 at least 48 hours in advance to reserve a seat. It is imperative that the meeting be held on this date to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. Attendees will be required to sign a register and to comply with NASA security requirements, including the presentation of a valid picture ID, before receiving an access badge. All attendees will need to provide the following information to receive an access badge: full name; gender; date/ place of birth; citizenship; employer/ affiliation information (name of institution, address, county, phone), and title/position. Foreign Nationals will need to provide the following additional information: visa/green card information (number, type, expiration date. To expedite admittance, attendees can provide their identifying information in advance by contacting Ms. Susan Burch via e-mail at susan.burch@nasa.gov or by telephone at (202) 358–0550. Persons with disabilities who require assistance should indicate this. Photographs will only be permitted during the first 10 minutes of the meeting. During the first 30 minutes of the meeting, members of the public may make a 5-minute verbal presentation to the Panel on the subject of safety in NASA. To do so, please contact Ms. Susan Burch on (202) 358–0550 at least 48 hours in advance. Any member of the public is permitted to file a written statement with the Panel at the time of the meeting. Verbal presentations and written comments should be limited to the subject of safety in NASA. Dated: April 30, 2008. P. Diane Rausch, Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. E8–10016 Filed 5–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Advisory Committee for International Science and Engineering; Notice of Meeting In accordance with Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, as amended), the National Science E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 89 (Wednesday, May 7, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25775-25783]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-10076]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION

[MCC FR 08-05]


Notice of Quarterly Report (January 1, 2008-March 31, 2008)

AGENCY: Millennium Challenge Corporation.
SUMMARY: The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for 
the quarter January 1, 2008 through March 31, 2008 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
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                     Country: Madagascar Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $109,773,000
       Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Madagascar Total quarterly disbursement: $6,378,369
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Land Tenure Project..............     $37,802,712  Increase Land            $9,489,400  Legislative proposal
                                                    Titling and                          reflecting the National
                                                    Security.                            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..................      35,688,288  Increase                  4,456,685  The number of savings
                                                    Competition in the                   accounts and
                                                    Financial Sector.                    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.
Agricultural Business Investment       17,683,000  Improve                   7,217,240  Number of rural
 Project.                                           Agricultural                         producers receiving or
                                                    Projection                           soliciting information
                                                    Technologies and                     from Agricultural
                                                    Market Capacity in                   Business Centers about
                                                    Rural Areas.                         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.
                                                                                        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
                                                                                         businesses employing
                                                                                         technical assistance
                                                                                         received.
Program Administration* and            18,399,000  ...................       8,544,664
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports**.....                  ...................        -599,355
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


[[Page 25776]]


 
                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                      Country: Honduras Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $215,000,000
        Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Honduras Total quarterly disbursement: $4,111,178
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Rural Development Project........     $70,687,000  Increase the            $13,888,166  Increase in farm income
                                                    productivity and                     resulting from Rural
                                                    business skills of                   Development Project.
                                                    farmers who                         Funds lent by MCA-
                                                    operate small- and                   Honduras to financial
                                                    medium-size farms                    institutions.
                                                    and their                           Increase in employment
                                                    employees.                           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                    2,978,662  Freight shipment cost
                                                    transportation                       from Tegucigalpa to
                                                    costs between                        Puerto Cortes.
                                                    targeted                            Price of basic food
                                                    production centers                   basket.
                                                    and national,                       Number of days per year
                                                    regional and                         road is passable.
                                                    global markets.
Program Administration * and           17,105,000  ...................       2,961,084
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports**.....  ..............  ...................        -791,608
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


 
                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                     Country: Cape Verde Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $110,078,488
       Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Cape Verde Total quarterly disbursement: $3,657,327
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Watershed and Agricultural            $10,848,630  Increase                 $2,042,500  Increase in
 Support.                                           agricultural                         horticultural
                                                    production in                        productivity.
                                                    three targeted                      Increase in annual
                                                    watershed areas on                   income.
                                                    three islands.                      Value-added for farms
                                                                                         and agribusiness.
Infrastructure Improvement.......      78,760,208  Increase                  8,252,439  Volume of goods shipped
                                                    integration of the                   between Praia and other
                                                    internal market                      islands.
                                                    and reduce                          Mobility Ratio:
                                                    transportation                       Percentage of
                                                    costs.                               beneficiary population
                                                                                         who take at least 5
                                                                                         trips per month.
                                                                                        Savings on transport
                                                                                         costs from
                                                                                         improvements.
Private Sector Development.......       7,200,000  Spur private sector         113,890  Value added in priority
                                                    development on all                   sectors above current
                                                    islands through                      trends.
                                                    increased                           Volume of private
                                                    investment in the                    investment in priority
                                                    priority sectors                     sectors above current
                                                    and through                          trends.
                                                    financial sector
                                                    reform.
Program Administration * and           13,269,650  ...................       4,428,462
 Control, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports **....  ..............  ...................       2,206,857
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


 
                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                     Country: Nicaragua Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $175,000,000
       Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Nicaragua Total Quarterly Disbursement: $ 5,476,511
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Property Regularization Project..     $26,400,000  Increase Investment      $2,927,021  Value of investment on
                                                    by strengthening                     land.
                                                    property rights.                    Value of urban land.
                                                                                        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                    5,747,905  Price of a basket of
                                                    transportation                       goods.
                                                    costs between Leon                  Travel Time.
                                                    and Chinandega and
                                                    national, regional
                                                    and global markets.
Rural Business Development             33,500,000  Increase the value        8,258,440  Annual percentage
 Project.                                           added of farms and                   increase in value-added
                                                    enterprises in the                   of clients of business
                                                    region.                              office.
                                                                                        Number of jobs created.
                                                                                        Number of program farm
                                                                                         plots harvesting higher-
                                                                                         value crops or
                                                                                         reforesting under
                                                                                         improvement of Water
                                                                                         Supply Activities.

[[Page 25777]]

 
Program Administration,* Due           22,300,000  ...................       6,629,264
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports **....  ..............  ...................      -3,731,791
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


 
                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                      Country: Georgia Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $295,300,000
        Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Georgia Total quarterly disbursement: $7,227,528
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Regional Infrastructure              $211,700,000  Key Regional            $19,756,033  Reduction in Akhalkalaki-
 Rehabilitation.                                    Infrastructure                       Ninotsminda-Teleti
                                                    Rehabilitated.                       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            6,185,514  Increase in annual
                                                    Regions Developed.                   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.
Program Administration *, Due          36,100,000  ...................       8,552,935
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports **....  ..............  ...................     $11,389,101
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


 
                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                       Country: Vanuatu Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $65,690,000
            Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Vanuatu Total quarterly disbursement: $0
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Transportation Infrastructure         $60,615,232  Facilitate                 $152,297  Number of Tourists.
 Project.                                           transportation to                   Number of days per year
                                                    increase tourism                     road is closed.
                                                    and business                        Number of S-W Bay,
                                                    development.                         Malekula flights
                                                                                         cancelled per year due
                                                                                         to flooding.
                                                                                        Vessel wait time at
                                                                                         wharf.
Program Administration, * Due           5,074,768  ...................       1,786,418
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports **....  ..............  ...................          67,893
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


 
                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                      Country: Armenia Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $235,650,000
        Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Armenia Total quarterly disbursement: $3,963,775
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Irrigated Agriculture Project        $145,680,000  Increase                 $7,414,586  Increase in hectares
 (Agriculture and Water).                           agricultural                         covered by high value
                                                    productivity.                        added horticultural and
                                                    Improve Quality of                   fruit crops.
                                                    Irrigation.                         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.

[[Page 25778]]

 
                                                                                        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 Project      67,100,000  Better access to          2,453,964  Government budgetary
                                                    economic and                         allocations for routine
                                                    social                               maintenance of the
                                                    infrastructure.                      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  ...................       5,562,777
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports **....  ..............  ...................        -207,073
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


 
                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                       Country: Benin Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $307,298,040
         Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Benin Total quarterly disbursement: $6,911,600
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Access to Financial Services.....     $19,650,000  Expand Access to         $2,375,946  Operational self-
                                                    Financial Services.                  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.
Access to Justice................      34,270,000  Improved Ability of       1,297,304  Number of cases
                                                    Justice System to                    processed at the
                                                    Enforce Contracts                    arbitration center.
                                                    and Reconcile                       Percentage of all cases
                                                    Claims.                              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.
Access to Land...................      36,020,000  Strengthen property       8,277,185  Total value of
                                                    rights and                           additional investments
                                                    increase                             in target rural land
                                                    investment in                        parcels.
                                                    rural and urban                     Total value of
                                                    land.                                additional investments
                                                                                         in target urban land
                                                                                         parcels.
Access to Markets................     169,447,000  Improve Access to         5,070,264  Total metric tons of
                                                    Markets through                      exports and imports
                                                    Improvements to                      passing through Port of
                                                    the Port of                          Cotonou per year.
                                                    Cotonou.
Program Administration,* Due           47,911,040  ...................      11,569,831
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports **....  ..............  ...................      -4,206,496
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


[[Page 25779]]


 
                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                       Country: Ghana Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $547,009,000
         Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Ghana Total quarterly disbursement: $2,066,682
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Agriculture Project..............    $240,984,050  Enhance                  $5,399,639  Number of hectares
                                                    profitability of                     irrigated.
                                                    cultivation,                        Number of days to
                                                    services to                          conduct a land
                                                    agriculture and                      transaction.
                                                    product handling                    Number of land disputes
                                                    in support of the                    in the pilot
                                                    expansion of                         registration districts.
                                                    commercial                          Registration of land
                                                    agriculture among                    rights in the pilot
                                                    groups of                            registration districts.
                                                    smallholder farms.                  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              482,804  Time/quality per
                                                    rural institutions                   procurement.
                                                    that provide                        Score card of citizen
                                                    services                             satisfaction with
                                                    complementary to,                    services.
                                                    and supportive of,                  Gross enrollment rates.
                                                    agricultural and                    Gender parity in school
                                                    agriculture                          enrollment.
                                                    business                            Distance to collect
                                                    development.                         water.
                                                                                        Time to collect water.
                                                                                        Distance to sanitation
                                                                                         facility.
                                                                                        Travel 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...................     141,104,000  Reduce the                   87,040  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  ...................       7,660,087
 Diligence, Monitoring and
 Evaluation.
Pending subsequent reports **....  ..............  ...................       1,877,851
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


 
                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    Country: El Salvador Year: 2008 Quarter 2 Total obligation: $460,939,996
       Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA El Salvador Total quarterly disbursement: $847,312
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Human Development Project........     $91,674,603  Increase human and               $0  Number of students
                                                    physical capital                     enrolled in the
                                                    of residents of                      Chalatenango Center
                                                    the Northern Zone                    functioning as a
                                                    to take advantage                    MEGATEC institute.
                                                    of employment and                   Graduation rate of
                                                    business                             students enrolled in
                                                    opportunities.                       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.

[[Page 25780]]

 
                                                                                        Number of individuals
                                                                                         that benefit annually
                                                                                         from the strategic
                                                                                         infrastructure
                                                                                         projects.
Productive Development Project...      84,196,330  Increase production               0  Investment in productive
                                                    and employment in                    chains by selected
                                                    the Northern Zone.                   beneficiaries.
Connectivity Project.............     234,963,039  Reduce travel cost                0  Weighted average of the
                                                    and time within                      International Roughness
                                                    the Northern Zone,                   Index for the
                                                    with the rest of                     rehabilitation of the
                                                    the country, and                     Transnational Highway.
                                                    within the region.                  Weighted average of 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 **.....  ..............  ...................       4,882,131
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


 
                                                                          Cumulative
             Projects                 Obligated         Objectives       disbursements          Measures
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                        Country: Mali Year: 2008 Quarter 1 Total obligation: $460,684,411
          Entity to which the assistance is provided: MCA Mali Total quarterly disbursement: $3,520,714
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Bamako Senou Airport Improvement      $89,631,177  Establish an            $1,377, 281  Number of weekly flight
 Project.                                           independent and                      arrivals and
                                                    secure link to the                   departures.
                                                    regional and                        Average time for
                                                    global economy.                      passengers to complete
                                                                                         departures and arrivals
                                                                                         procedures.
Industrial Park Project..........      94,353,559  Develop a platform        2,080,155  Occupancy level.
                                                    for industrial                      Average number of days
                                                    activity to be                       required for operator
                                                    located within the                   to connect to
                                                    Airport domain.                      Industrial Park water
                                                                                         and electricity
                                                                                         services.
Alatona Irrigation Project.......     234,884,675  Increase the                      0  Weighted average of the
                                                    agricultural                         International Roughness
                                                    production and                       Index for the
                                                    productivity in                      rehabilitation of the
                                                    the Alatona zone                     Niono-Goma Coura road.
                                                    of the ON..                         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.
                                                                                        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