International food programs (31 - 40 of 53 items)
Foreign Assistance: U.S. Food Aid Program to Russia Had Weak Internal Controls
NSIAD/AIMD-00-329: Published: Sep 29, 2000. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the internal controls used by the Foreign Agricultural Service in its management of the fiscal year 1999 government-to-government food aid programs to Russia, focusing on: (1) the adequacy of internal controls used to monitor the distribution of food aid commodities; (2) the adequacy of procedures for monitoring collections and depos...
Foreign Assistance: Donation of U.S. Planting Seed to Russia in 1999 Had Weaknesses
NSIAD-00-91: Published: Mar 9, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on weaknesses in the donation of U.S. planting seed to Russia in 1999, focusing on: (1) how the seed was procured in the United States; (2) how seeds were distributed and monitored in Russia; and (3) what the process was for selling the seed and distributing the proceeds to agricultural development institutions.GAO noted that: (1) under...
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...
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...
Aid to Kenya: Accountability for Economic and Military Assistance Can Be Improved
NSIAD-93-57: Published: Jan 25, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Agency for International Development's (AID) and the Department of Defense's (DOD) accountability and control procedures over economic and military assistance programs to Kenya, focusing on: (1) how the Kenyan government controlled and used U.S. aid; and (2) the adequacy of program controls.GAO found that: (1) between 1986...
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'...
Foreign Aid: Issues Concerning U.S. University Participation
NSIAD-89-38: Published: Apr 11, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed efforts by the Agency for International Development (AID) and the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) to implement title XII of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, which encourages the involvement of U.S. land-grant, sea-grant, and eligible universities in AID development activities, focusing on: (1) the impact of chan...
Foreign Aid: Accountability and Control Over U.S. Assistance to Indonesia
NSIAD-87-187: Published: Aug 19, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 19, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the accountability and controls over U.S. assistance to Indonesia.GAO found that: (1) the Agency for International Development (AID) mission did not provide adequate oversight over the Food for Peace Program; (2) Indonesia did not submit audited reports of commodity sales receipts and expenditures; (3) self-help measure progress reports were gen...
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...
Foreign Assistance: How the Funds Are Spent
NSIAD-86-73: Published: Mar 7, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed fiscal year 1984 foreign assistance program outlays to determine how funds were actually spent and who benefited from the program.GAO found that: (1) the Agency for International Development (AID) disbursed significant portions of its assistance funds in the United States to a variety of entities, which directly benefited the U.S. economy, the reci...