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Three need-to-knows about MCs

Three need-to-knows about MCs

1. Firstly, what are they and why do they exist? Managing contractors (i.e. MCs) are private sector companies that are contracted by donors, usually through competitive tendering processes, to manage aid projects. Managing contractors get things done more quickly than agencies often can. They absorb risk for donors in a myriad of ways. For example, they… Continue Reading