Developing countries (61 - 70 of 115 items)
International Environment: Strengthening the Implementation of Environmental Agreements
RCED-92-188: Published: Aug 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO and the Congressional Research Service held a symposium on strengthening international environmental agreements, focusing on: (1) the availability of information on the implementation of international environmental agreements; (2) how this information can be used; and (3) whether incentives would help countries to implement these agreements.GAO found that:...
International Environment: Options for Strengthening Environmental Agreements
T-RCED-92-83: Published: Aug 7, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 7, 1992.
GAO discussed implementing, monitoring, and strengthening the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development's environmental agreements. GAO noted that: (1) both developed and developing countries lack agreement implementation and monitoring capability due to incomplete reporting, limited information, and insufficient resources; (2) developing countries lack technical and financial resou...
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...
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...
Foreign Assistance: AID's Implementation of Microenterprise Program Guidance
NSIAD-91-78: Published: Feb 15, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 12, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) microenterprise development program, focusing on whether: (1) AID implemented congressional guidance concerning microenterprise credit assistance; and (2) accurately reported to Congress on its program.GAO found that: (1) prior to 1988 legislation, AID lacked a policy for structuring microenterprise...
Foreign Assistance: Assistance to Disabled Persons in Developing Countries
NSIAD-91-82: Published: Feb 15, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on assistance to disabled people in developing countries.GAO found that: (1) the United Nations (UN) and other international organizations have taken steps to address disability issues, but have not met all program goals; (2) UN lacked adequate financial contributions to support its program and a voluntary trust fund for disabled person...
Latin America: Views on the Enterprise for the Americas Initiative
T-NSIAD-91-7: Published: Feb 27, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1991.
GAO discussed the Enterprise for the Americas Initiative, a U.S.-proposed approach to stimulate sustained economic development in Latin American and Caribbean countries. GAO noted that: (1) the Initiative called for expansion of two-way trade negotiations, implementation of free-trade negotiating agreements, reduction and restructure of bilateral debt, and the promotion of direct investment in Lat...
Foreign Assistance: International Resource Flows and Development Assistance to Developing Countries
NSIAD-91-25FS: Published: Oct 23, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the total value, composition, and distribution of development assistance provided to developing countries between 1980 and 1988, focusing on the level of U.S. and Japanese assistance.GAO found that: (1) the U.S. share of official development assistance increased from 16.3 percent to 18.3 percent between 1980 and 1988; (2) Japan increased its global...
Foreign Assistance: Use of Host Country-Owned Local Currencies
NSIAD-90-210BR: Published: Sep 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed information on U.S. assistance to foreign countries, focusing on: (1) who owned local currencies generated by such assistance; (2) whether use of the currencies was consistent with U.S. assistance objectives; (3) the accountability requirements for local currency use; and (4) the potential for local currency generation and its use to affect host co...