Developing countries (51 - 60 of 87 items)
Public Law 480 Title I: Economic and Market Development Objectives Not Met
T-GGD-94-191: Published: Aug 3, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 3, 1994.
GAO discussed the Public Law 480 title I food aid program, focusing on the impact of title I assistance on: (1) promoting broad-based, sustainable economic development in recipient countries; and (2) developing and expanding markets for U.S. agricultural commodities. GAO noted that: (1) title I aid has minimal impact on broad-based, sustainable economic development because the value of the foreign...
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: Combating HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries
NSIAD-92-244: Published: Jun 19, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) response in developing countries to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), to assess: (1) the priority AID places on AIDS prevention; (2) the AID implementation strategy; (3) whether AID has evaluated the disease's impact on its other...
Foreign Assistance: A Profile of the Agency for International Development
NSIAD-92-148: Published: Apr 3, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 1992.
GAO reported on its ongoing general management review of the Agency for International Development (AID), focusing on the: (1) organizational structure of AID District of Columbia headquarters (AID/W) and the type and number of AID overseas offices; (2) scope and composition of bilateral economic assistance that AID administers; (3) allocation of resources among AID offices; and (4) composition of...
Foreign Assistance: AID's Population Program Evaluations Have Improved, but Problems Remain
NSIAD-92-48: Published: Feb 21, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) population program evaluations, focusing on whether AID: (1) uses uniform indicators in evaluating its population programs' performance and impact; (2) has a system for measuring the impact of country-specific and agencywide population programs relative to program objectives; and (3) uses population...
Cambodia: AID's Management of Humanitarian Assistance Programs
NSIAD-91-260: Published: Aug 28, 1991. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. humanitarian assistance in areas of Cambodia controlled by the Phnom Penh government and in areas controlled by the Cambodian noncommunist resistance, focusing on whether the Agency for International Development (AID) can provide reasonable assurance that assistance to the resistance groups and others is being used efficiently and effectively...
Foreign Assistance: AID Energy Assistance and Global Warming
NSIAD-91-221: Published: Jul 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed energy sector assistance the Agency for International Development (AID) provided to developing countries, focusing on the: (1) priority AID gave to providing energy assistance; (2) distribution and focus of energy assistance; and (3) extent to which this assistance addresses global warming issues.GAO found that: (1) providing energy assistance to d...
Central America: Assistance to Promote Democracy and National Reconciliation in Nicaragua
NSIAD-90-245: Published: Sep 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Agency for International Development's (AID) administration and monitoring of funds authorized for election support in Nicaragua.GAO found that: (1) AID and National Endowment for Democracy grantees generally conducted activities according to legislative and other requirements and established adequate controls to account for funds; (2) the Nica...
International Trade: Czech Trade Data
NSIAD-90-298BR: Published: Sep 20, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 20, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the trade agreement between the United States and Czechoslovakia signed in April 1990, focusing on: (1) Czechoslovakia's exports and imports to select countries; (2) tariff rates on U.S. imports from Czechoslovakia as compared to rates on imports from countries with most-favored-nation (MFN) status; (3) Czechoslovakia's eligibility f...
Economic Assistance: Integration of Japanese Aid and Trade Policies
NSIAD-90-149: Published: May 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Japanese foreign economic assistance and trade policies and determined the extent to which Japan integrated those policies.GAO found that: (1) Japan's economic assistance system has been more heavily influenced by commercial considerations than has the U.S system; (2) commercial considerations were a factor in Japan's focus on recipient countries'...