Millennium Challenge Corporation: Summary Fact Sheets for 17 Compacts

July 2010
GAO Reports;7/14/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents fact sheets of several countries provided by Millennium Challenge Corp. (MCC). Armenia is a country located in the Caucasus region of Asia that has a population of 3.1 million. Benin is a low-income country located in West Africa that has a population of about 8.7 million. Another West African country included in the MCC's program is Burkina Faso, a low-income country that boasts a population of 15.2 million.


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