GET TO KNOW THE MCC-SOLOMON ISLANDS THRESHOLD PROGRAM: TOP 10 FACTS
The MCC-Solomon Islands Threshold Program is a partnership between the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a United States Government agency, and the Government of Solomon Islands. The program works to encourage sustainable development by investing in the country’s forestry and tourism sectors, creating business opportunities, and ensuring a more sustainable future for Solomon Islanders.
In January 2022, after working in partnership to design a program that would stimulate the country’s economic growth and increase opportunities for its people, the Government of Solomon Islands and the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation signed a US$20 million threshold program grant agreement. Together, they are working to implement this agreement, known as the MCC-Solomon Islands Threshold Program, invests in economically viable alternatives to unsustainable logging practices to generate more eco-friendly, sustainable benefits from the country’s forests and expanding access to land to promote the well-being of local communities and enhance the viability of the islands’ tourism sector.