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United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Ron Kirk Visits MCA - Tanzania Print

Hon. Ron KirkAmbassador Ron Kirk visited Millennium Challenge Account - Tanzania office on 7th June 2011 to discuss and share information on Compact implementation progress and challenges. He was welcomed by MCA-T CEO Mr. Bernard Mchomvu and Senior staff. Hon. Mwanaidi Maajar, a United Republic of Tanzania Ambassador to the United States of America was also present during the visit. Hon, Kirk appreciated the achievements being made by the Compact and praised the Program Management and President Jakaya Kikwete for his commitment towards the program.

Ambassador Ron Kirk is a member of President Obama's Cabinet and serves as the President's principal trade advisor, negotiator and spokesperson on trade issues, He is also a member of MCC Board of Directors.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 June 2011 09:28
Tanzania Energy Sector Impact Evaluation: Findings From the Zanzibar Baseline Study Print

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Last Updated on Thursday, 02 June 2011 08:16
MCA - T Signed Fourth and Last Major Energy Works Contract With Kalpa-Taru Power Transmission Limited Of India for a New 132 kV OHL Component Of The Zanzibar Interconnector Projects Print

On 18th April 2011, The Millennium Challenge Account - Tanzania (MCA-T), an Accountable Entity responsible for the management of the implementation of projects funded by the Government of United State of America through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), has awarded a US$ 9,394,051 Contract to Kapla-Tura Power Transimission Limited (KPTL) of Mumbai, India to design and build a single circuit 132kV Overhead Transimission Line from Ubungo Sub Station to Ras Kiromoni Tanzania Mainland and Ras Fumba to Mtoni Sub Station in Zanzibar Island of Unguja. For more details, Please Download Press Release ....

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2011 05:37
Cultivating Rural Entrepreneurs: Gender Integration in Tanzania Print


(Posted on March 9, 2011 by Chelsea Coakley, Program Officer Tanzania)

In order to ensure that both women and men have equitable access to the economic benefits associated with Road Projects and Others in the Compact, MCA Tanzania developed a national Gender Integration Program (GIP). In collaboration with MCC and local stakeholders, MCA Tanzania recognized inequality was a significant constraint to economic growth and poverty reduction, identified priority areas for intervention to address this issues, and is currently utilizing and existing network of trained Gender Focal Points (GFP's) through the country to implement their program, More details ......

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 March 2011 11:56

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