Foreign aid programs (31 - 40 of 68 items)
Peace Operations: U.S. Costs in Support of Haiti, Former Yugoslavia, Somalia, and Rwanda
NSIAD-96-38: Published: Mar 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the estimated costs of U.S. agencies' support of United Nations (U.N.) peace operations in Haiti, the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda, and Somalia for fiscal years (FY) 1992 through 1995.GAO found that: (1) from FY 1992 through 1995, the incremental cost reported by U.S. government agencies for support of U.N. peace operations in Haiti, th...
Foreign Housing Guaranty Program: Financial Condition Is Poor and Goals Are Not Achieved
NSIAD-95-108: Published: Jun 2, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) use of Housing Guaranty Program funds, focusing on the program's evolution, financial condition, and overall impact.GAO found that: (1) the profile of participating countries, as well as the types of projects funded have significantly changed since the program was introduced in early 1961; (2) the Ho...
Foreign Housing Guaranty Program: Goals Are Not Achieved and Financial Condition Is Poor
T-NSIAD-95-181: Published: Jun 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1995.
GAO discussed the Agency for International Development's (AID) Housing Guaranty Program. GAO noted that: (1) over the past 34 years, the Housing Guaranty Program has evolved from financing home construction in Latin America to financing a variety of shelter-related activities throughout the world; (2) federal assistance has gone to advanced and creditworthy developing countries that have ready acc...
Foreign Aid: Actions Taken to Improve Food Aid Management
NSIAD-95-74: Published: Mar 23, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed food assistance programs authorized under titles II and III of the 1990 Agricultural Development and Trade Act, focusing on actions the Agency for International Development (AID) has taken to implement previous GAO recommendations.GAO found that: (1) AID has fully or partially implemented 11 of 13 recommendations that GAO made regarding problems...
Foreign Assistance: Selected Donors' Approaches for Managing Aid Programs
NSIAD-95-37: Published: Feb 23, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1995.
GAO provided information on how seven donors, Canada, Germany, Japan, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the European Union, manage their foreign aid programs, focusing on the: (1) difficulty of planning in an uncertain environment; and (2) common structural dilemmas and management weaknesses in these foreign aid programs.GAO found that: (1) the worldwide recession, growing deficits,...
Foreign Assistance Act: Comments on New Policy Framework for Foreign Aid
T-NSIAD-94-121: Published: Feb 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1994.
GAO discussed reforming the U.S. foreign assistance program in the wake of the Cold War. GAO noted that: (1) it generally supports proposed legislation that would reform U.S. foreign assistance programs; (2) it will be necessary to maintain focus on outlining and implementing a limited number of priority objectives; (3) foreign assistance reform should include accountability for managing the progr...
Foreign Assistance: U.S. Had Made Slow Progress In Involving Women in Development
NSIAD-94-16: Published: Dec 21, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) and the Department of State's efforts to fully integrate gender issues in their foreign assistance programs.GAO found that: (1) since 1974, AID has issued policies and directed its bureaus and missions to integrate gender concerns throughout their assistance activities and to evaluate the impact of t...
Multilateral Foreign Aid: U.S. Participation in the International Fund for Agricultural Development
NSIAD-93-176: Published: Sep 24, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. participation in the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to: (1) evaluate how IFAD has conducted its operations; (2) evaluate the agency's funding outlook; (3) determine whether projects are experiencing any problems; and (4) review the relationship between IFAD and the U.S. Agency for International Development (AID).GAO fou...
Food Aid: Management Improvements Are Needed to Achieve Program Objectives
NSIAD-93-168: Published: Jul 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) Emergency and Private Assistance Program and Food for Development Program, which provide agricultural commodities to developing countries, focusing on: (1) the commodities' use and impact on local currencies; (2) the commodities' impact on enhancing food security; and (3) AID program management.GAO...
Foreign Assistance: Reforming the Economic Aid Program
T-NSIAD-93-20: Published: Jul 26, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1993.
GAO discussed the reform of the U.S. foreign assistance program in the post-Cold War era. GAO noted that: (1) Congress and the Administration need to reexamine foreign assistance objectives and agree on policy goals to permit budget and program flexibility to meet new challenges; (2) the proliferation of foreign aid objectives has seriously affected the Agency for International Development's (AID)...