Federal aid to foreign countries (61 - 70 of 89 items)
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...
Foreign Assistance: Management Problems Persist at the Agency for International Development
T-NSIAD-92-31: Published: May 1, 1992. Publicly Released: May 1, 1992.
GAO discussed the Agency for International Development's (AID) management problems. GAO noted that AID: (1) has such serious, persistent accountability and control problems as limited monitoring of field operations, a lack of standard accountability requirements for overseas missions, and financial and information management system weaknesses, that make its programs vulnerable to fraud, waste, and...
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: Obligated but Unspent Funds as of September 30, 1990
NSIAD-91-238: Published: Jun 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information concerning the Agency for International Development's (AID) pipeline of obligated but unexpended funds, as of September 30, 1990, focusing on: (1) how much funding was in the overall AID pipeline; (2) how much was in the pipelines of selected countries; and (3) how long the funds had been in the pipeline and their legal status.GAO found...
Aid to Panama: Status of Emergency Assistance to Revitalize the Economy
NSIAD-91-168: Published: Apr 8, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of Agency for International Development (AID) funded programs and projects in Panama.GAO found that: (1) as of February 28, 1991, AID obligated $377.5 million of the $420 million appropriated for assistance to Panama; (2) of that amount, AID obligated $351.8 million for cash transfers under economic recovery and private se...
Foreign Assistance: Resettlement of Panama's Displaced El Chorrillo Residents
NSIAD-91-63BR: Published: Dec 20, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Agency for International Development's (AID) progress in resettling Panama City residents who were displaced as a result of U.S. military action in December 1989, focusing on: (1) the living conditions at a temporary housing facility; (2) the status of the program to find permanent replacement housing for the displaced residents; and (3) facto...
Central America: Humanitarian Assistance to the Nicaraguan Resistance
NSIAD-91-7: Published: Nov 14, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) management of funds provided during the third phase of humanitarian assistance to the Nicaraguan Resistance, focusing on whether AID: (1) provided only authorized assistance; and (2) established adequate procedures to administer procurements and monitor deliveries of goods, services, and payments.GAO...
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'...
Peace Corps: Reorganization in the Eastern Caribbean
NSIAD-90-93BR: Published: Mar 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Peace Corps' reorganization of overseas posts in the Eastern Caribbean region.GAO found that: (1) the Peace Corps' original 1988 reorganization plan called for the division of management responsibilities at Barbados to posts at Antigua and Grenada to remedy operational problems in the region; (2) the Peace Corps was not aware of a presidential...