KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The United States government, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has provided 100 state-of-the-art ventilators to Nepal to assist its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Debunking the nonsense on MCC

January 7, 2020 08:45 am

Having served on the Board of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) in Nepal as a civil society representative in its formative days, the author of this piece had an opportunity to look at the Project in greater detail much before it came into wider public discourse. For the last couple of months or so, it’s been nerve-wracking to hear all kind of nonsense being blurted out about MCC by media-hungry individuals who seem neither to have any knowledge of the world of development-aid nor appreciation of the modus operandi of the global geo-political ambitions.