MCC Funds Road Project in Philippines

The Millennium Challenge Corp. has provided 920 million pesos (USD19.35 million) for a coastal road project that will connect the towns of Pioduran and Libon in the Philippine province of Albay. The money will be channeled from funds originally intended for a separate MCC-backed road project that did not push through due to civil and technical work conflicts, the 

 disclosed.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.