International food programs (41 - 50 of 53 items)
Cargo Preference Requirements Add to Costs of Title II Food-for-Peace Programs
PAD-82-31: Published: Aug 2, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO estimated the costs to the federal government imposed by title II of Public Law 480 on cargo for the Food-for-Peace Program and determined the additional aid that could be delivered in the absence of the cargo preference requirement. Under the requirement, while the U.S. Government pays for virtually the entire cost of the commodities, U.S.-flag ships mu...
U.S. Assistance to Cyprus
ID-82-2: Published: Nov 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 10, 1981.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. assistance program to Cyprus. Following the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in July and August 1974, a quarter million people were displaced from their homes. International response with financial contributions for health care, food, and protection was prompt and substantial. During the 1974-1975 period, total international relief to Cyprus...
AID Must Consider Social Factors in Establishing Cooperatives in Developing Countries
ID-80-39: Published: Jul 16, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1980.
Cooperatives are seen as one way to improve the effectiveness of U.S. foreign assistance in developing countries by enabling the urban and rural poor to help themselves. The efforts by the Agency for International Development (AID) to foster cooperatives have not been uniformly successful. The primary reason is that AID has not adequately considered the complex political, cultural, and economic fa...
Food-for-Peace Program and the Foreign Military Sales Program in Zaire
111681: Feb 28, 1980
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Africa requested reviews of the Food-For-Peace Program and the Foreign Military Sales Program in Zaire. Under the Food-For-Peace Program, the United States did not end its involvement with the delivery of the commodities. Because of previous program abuses, the U.S. Mission attempted to control and monitor the in-country distribution of rice...
Search for Options in the Troubled Food-for-Peace Program in Zaire
ID-80-25: Published: Feb 22, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1980.
In 1976, because of a serious deterioration in the Zaire economy, the United States increased its food assistance to that country. The principal vehicle for this assistance was two programs under the Agricultural Trade Development Assistance Act of 1954. Title I of the Act provided for the concessional sale of agricultural commodities, while Title II authorized food donations to meet famine and ot...
Coordinating U.S. Development Assistance: Problems Facing the International Development Cooperation Agency
ID-80-13: Published: Feb 1, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1980.
Substantial changes have occurred in the activities and programs affecting development in Third World countries in the last decade. These changes and the increasing role of non-aid agencies in development activities have caused authority for development programs to be widely dispersed among Federal Government agencies and committees. The International Development Cooperation Agency (IDCA) was crea...
Changes Needed in the Administration of the Overseas Food Donation Program
ID-79-25: Published: Oct 15, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1979.
A report assessed the performance of the U.S. food donation program abroad in terms of the congressional objectives of assisting needier countries and people and contributing to the development process. The program began under Title II of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954. The "New Directions" foreign assistance legislation of 1973 mandates that U.S. aid be used for pro...
Summary of Foreign Operations
091349: Feb 21, 1977
No summary is currently available...
Impact of U.S. Development and Food Aid in Selected Developing Countries
ID-76-53: Published: Apr 22, 1976. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1976.
No summary is currently available...