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An Overview of the Emergency Situation in Ethiopia
NSIAD-85-70: Published: Apr 12, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1985.
GAO reviewed the emergency situation in Ethiopia as part of an overall review of U.S. famine relief to Africa.GAO found that firm statistics concerning the number of people at risk of starvation were difficult to establish and that the number could double if the next harvest failed. GAO found that, although improvements had been made in increasing the port capacity for scheduling and offloading op...
GAO Reviews of Foreign Assistance Programs
118148: Apr 22, 1982
GAO reviews of bilateral economic assistance continue to emphasize programs which are managed and disbursed by the Agency for International Development (AID). GAO has seen recent AID progress toward improved project planning and implementation in its food, health, natural resource conservation, and human resource development programs, but much needs to be done. Preliminary results of the GAO study...
The Growing Role of Trade as a Development Assistance Mechanism
ID-81-46: Published: Aug 11, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1981.
GAO reviewed how four developing countries use trade in their economic development and how bilateral and multilateral donors assist developing countries in the area of trade. The objectives of the review were to examine for Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia, the role of trade in their development and the existing and/or potential obstacles to implementing and/or maintaining a succ...
Management Problems With AID's Health-Care Projects Impede Success
ID-81-24: Published: Apr 28, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1981.
The Agency for International Development (AID) is the principal U.S. Government agency that provides health assistance. Indirectly, the Department of State and many other U.S. Government agencies also support international health programs by channeling funds to international organizations and programs such as the United Nations Development Program. Recognizing that previous health assistance progr...
Reducing Population Growth through Social and Economic Change in Developing Countries: A New Direction for U.S. Assistance
ID-78-6: Published: Apr 5, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 5, 1978.
Over the past 12 years, Congress has made more than $1 billion available for population programs in developing countries. A major part of these funds has been used to finance population programs of the United Nations, private international organizations, and universities.Although there has been a growing awareness of population problems and some progress in controlling them, birth rates must fall...
Progress and Problems in U.S. Aid to the Economic Unification of Central America
B-169350: Published: Aug 13, 1970. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1970.
Since about 1950 Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua have been working toward economic unification. Objectives are to eliminate barriers to free trade, to develop common external tariffs, and to balance industrial development, including a free flow of capital and labor among the five countries. From July 1961 through the beginning of 1970, the Agency for International Devel...