Cape Verde was given the go-ahead by the Millennium Challenge Corp. to apply for a
with the organization. This is the first time MCC approved the eligibility of a partner country for a second compact. "Cape Verde illustrates many of the characteristics of a strong partner and has consistently displayed good economic and political governance," said newly sworn-in MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes. "We look forward to building on the successes of Cape Verde's current efforts to combat poverty."