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Developing Country Debt: Debt Swaps for Development and Nature Provide Little Debt Relief
NSIAD-92-14: Published: Dec 9, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined issues concerning debt swaps for development and nature, focusing on: (1) the number of developing countries that have participated in debt swaps, the extent to which debt swaps have reduced total external debt, and the number of programs that have been undertaken; (2) the advantages and disadvantages of debt swaps and the U.S. Agency for Internati...
African Development Bank: A More Independent Evaluation System Is Needed
NSIAD-86-48: Published: Feb 21, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1986.
GAO reviewed the African Development Bank's (AFDB) progress in establishing an independent program and project evaluation system as a means of informing member governments and management of its efficiency and effectiveness in meeting its objectives.The United States has political, strategic, economic, and humanitarian interests in Africa which it pursues in part through participation in AFDB. U.S...
Debt Collection: Information on the Amount of Debts Owed the Federal Government
AFMD-86-13FS: Published: Dec 3, 1985. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the total amount of past due debts owed to the federal government, including all foreign government obligations.GAO did not develop information for programs or agencies for which the total debt was less than $1 million. GAO found that the basic receivable data reported to the Department of the Treasury showed that: (1) the total amount owed the gov...
AID's Management of the Housing Guaranty Program
NSIAD-84-75: Published: Apr 25, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1984.
GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) Housing Guaranty (HG) program to assess the use of the program in an environment of high external debt, balance-of-payment difficulties, and other economic problems in recipient countries. The HG program is the U.S. Government's principal means of providing shelter assistance to developing countries and offers full repayment guaranty of...
U.S. Development Efforts and Balance-of-Payments Problems in Developing Countries
ID-83-13: Published: Feb 14, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1983.
GAO reviewed U.S. programs designed to assist countries with balance-of-payments problems focusing on: (1) what the United States can contribute to easing the pressures of developing countries' debt burdens while ensuring the most effective and efficient use of limited resources; and (2) what relationship debt rescheduling has to a U.S. bilateral program in the rescheduling country.The Agency for...