Foreign economic assistance (51 - 60 of 102 items)
Former Soviet Union: Assistance by the United States and Other Donors
NSIAD-93-101: Published: Dec 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1992.
GAO reviewed U.S. assistance to Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, focusing on the: (1) extent and nature of assistance provided; and (2) level of coordination among donors.GAO found that: (1) donor countries have pledged $90 billion in aid to the former Soviet republics; (2) less than half of the amount pledged will have been disbursed by the end of 1992; (3) the United State...
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...
Aid to El Salvador: Slow Progress in Developing a National Civilian Police
NSIAD-92-338: Published: Sep 22, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) determined whether the U.S. assistance for the police development effort in El Salvador is consistent with the provisions of the peace agreement; (2) assessed the progress made in establishing the police force and police academy; and (3) evaluated the financial status of the police development effort.GAO found that: (1) the $20-million U.S. pledge will...
East European Energy: Romania's Energy Needs Persist
NSIAD-92-257: Published: Aug 4, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on Romania's efforts to reform and modernize its energy sector, focusing on: (1) trends and problems related to energy production and imports; (2) energy needs and planned recourse steps; (3) factors inhibiting U.S. trade and investment in the Romanian energy sector; and (4) U.S. and international efforts to assist Romania in developing...
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...
Aid to Panama: Improving the Criminal Justice System
NSIAD-92-147: Published: May 12, 1992. Publicly Released: May 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. efforts to assist Panama in reforming its criminal justice system by: (1) developing professional police forces; (2) creating an independent judiciary; and (3) improving prison conditions.GAO found that: (1) as of March 1992, the Department of Justice's International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) had provided $13...
Foreign Assistance: AID's Implementation of Expired Appropriation Account Legislation
NSIAD-92-189BR: Published: May 20, 1992. Publicly Released: May 20, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) implementation of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year (FY) 1991, focusing on: (1) AID actions to preserve funds that otherwise would have been cancelled; and (2) issues related to the obligation and expenditure of no-year if obligated funds provided to AID in its annual appropriati...
Poland and Hungary: Economic Transition and U.S. Assistance
NSIAD-92-102: Published: May 1, 1992. Publicly Released: May 1, 1992.
GAO reviewed: (1) economic conditions in Poland and Hungary; and (2) the effectiveness of U.S. assistance to those countries.GAO found that in response to the rapidly changing political and economic conditions in Poland and Hungary, the United States has developed a short-term, experimental economic assistance approach based on assumptions that: (1) assistance would be required for only a 5-year t...
Southwest Asia: Cost of Protecting U.S. Interests
NSIAD-91-250: Published: Aug 14, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the cost of activities related to the protection of U.S. interests in Southwest Asia for fiscal years (FY) 1980 through 1990, focusing on: (1) U.S. military programs and activities in the region; (2) bilateral military and economic assistance to countries of strategic importance in the area; (3) multilateral economic assistance to co...
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...