Foreign assistance (41 - 50 of 55 items)
Aid to Nicaragua: U.S. Assistance Supports Economic and Social Development
NSIAD-92-203: Published: Aug 14, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 14, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on aid to Nicaragua and the effectiveness and management of the program.GAO found that: (1) the Agency for International Development's (AID) balance-of-payments support to Nicaragua totalled $265.5 million with $75 million for debt payment assistance to international financial institutions; (2) AID financial assistance relies on impleme...
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: Obligated but Unspent Funds as of September 30, 1990
NSIAD-91-238: Published: Jun 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information concerning the Agency for International Development's (AID) pipeline of obligated but unexpended funds, as of September 30, 1990, focusing on: (1) how much funding was in the overall AID pipeline; (2) how much was in the pipelines of selected countries; and (3) how long the funds had been in the pipeline and their legal status.GAO found...
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'...
[Comments on Proposal To Restructure Foreign Military Sales Program Loans]
B-226058: Published: Jul 21, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the legal propriety of an administration proposal to restructure certain loans under the Foreign Military Sales Program. GAO concluded that the: (1) proposal lacked statutory authority; and (2) United States would incur a substantial risk of significant financial loss under the proposal...
[Comments on Whether Disbursements of Economic Support Funds to Honduras Violated Law]
B-223893: Published: Dec 2, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided its views on whether two disbursements of economic support funds to the Honduran government in 1986 violated the International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1985. GAO noted that the act contains a legal prohibition on the conditioning of foreign assistance on the recipient's provision of assistance to persons engaged in insurgency...
Followup Review of the Office of the Inspector General of Foreign Assistance
ID-76-83: Published: Jul 25, 1976. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Donor Approaches to Development Assistance: Implications for the United States
ID-83-23: Published: May 4, 1983. Publicly Released: May 4, 1983.
GAO compared the bilateral development assistance approach of the United States toward developing countries with those of five major Western nations, focusing on the practices and procedures of the Agency for International Development (AID) in selected African recipient countries.Although the United States remains a leading donor, its share of the total amount of development aid compared to all do...
116596: Oct 6, 1981
The Agency for International Development's (AID) project implementation process has slowed down during recent years. In addition, the age of obligated undisbursed funds, referred to as the pipeline, has increased from about $1.5 billion to about $5 billion over the last 6 years. The significant pipeline buildup occurs because of the AID tendency to overemphasize activities which deal with planning...
Improving Development Coordination
109237: May 1, 1979
After considering the Administration's proposal for the creation of an International Development Cooperation Administration (IDCA), it was concluded that a stronger reorganization proposal is needed. Four areas were addressed: key changes in the past decade that affect the character of the problem of coordinating policies and programs bearing upon the development of developing countries; deficienc...