Developing countries (41 - 50 of 68 items)
Foreign Assistance: AID Strategic Direction and Continued Management Improvements Needed
NSIAD-93-106: Published: Jun 11, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1993.
GAO discussed management problems at the Agency for International Development (AID) and whether it is adequately meeting its foreign economic assistance responsibilities.GAO found that: (1) the AID management approach and organizational capacity have not kept up with the increasingly diffuse scope of the foreign assistance program and the expanding number of countries in which AID operates; (2) AI...
Foreign Assistance: AID's Private-Sector Assistance Program at a Crossroads
NSIAD-93-55: Published: Dec 11, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) efforts to assist private-sector growth in developing countries, focusing on: (1) the extent of the AID commitment to private-sector development; (2) the results, sustainability, and impact of AID private-sector assistance on the poor; and (3) the orientation of AID assistance for the future.GAO foun...
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: Progress in Implementing the Development Fund for Africa
NSIAD-91-127: Published: Apr 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) administration of the Development Fund for Africa (DFA) to determine whether: (1) DFA provided a stable source of development assistance funding; (2) AID implemented DFA according to congressional policy guidance; (3) administrative changes improved the delivery of development assistance; and (4) eva...
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'...
Transition Series: Foreign Economic Assistance Issues
OCG-89-23TR: Published: Nov 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1988.
GAO summarized the major issues relating to the Agency for International Development's (AID) foreign economic assistance programs.GAO found that Congress and the new administration will need to: (1) consider the policies and priorities AID should address in the next decade; and (2) identify better ways to administer, manage, and control resources allocated to the program. GAO also found that AID w...
Foreign Aid: Issues Concerning AID's Private-Sector Revolving Fund
NSIAD-88-185: Published: Jul 18, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the operations of the Agency for International Development's (AID) Private-Sector Revolving Fund, specifically, its: (1) financial management; (2) funding levels; and (3) management and monitoring of field projects.GAO found that the fund had several financial management weaknesses, including: (1) a database that was inadequate for accurately pr...
Foreign Aid: Information on U.S. International Food Assistance Programs
NSIAD-87-94BR: Published: Mar 27, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined Food for Peace Program issues, including: (1) self-help measures; (2) use of local currency; (3) multiyear commodity commitments; (4) shipments on a fiscal year basis; (5) commodity availability for multiyear commitments; and (6) private-sector participation in preparing guidelines for the local currency private-sector lending program.GAO found...
Agency for International Development's 1978 and 1986 Programs for Jamaica, Kenya, and Senegal
NSIAD-86-103BR: Published: Apr 15, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on Agency for International Development (AID) programs in Jamaica, Kenya, and Senegal, focusing on: (1) how the current mix of projects compares with AID programs in those countries 10 years ago; (2) how much of the current total aid is going to recipient governments either directly or indirectly; and (3) the content of projects intended to enco...