Funds management (51 - 60 of 66 items)
The Philippines: Accountability and Control of U.S. Economic Assistance
NSIAD-86-108BR: Published: May 2, 1986. Publicly Released: May 2, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed accountability and control over U.S. economic assistance to the Philippines since 1978.GAO found that: (1) in recent years, the bulk of development-related assistance has been provided through the Economic Support Fund (ESF) program under which the United States transferred U.S. dollars to the Government of the Philippines; (2) the disposition of E...
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...
Humanitarian Assistance to the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance
129223: Mar 5, 1986
GAO discussed the adequacy of the Department of State's procedures and controls for ensuring that the $27 million in humanitarian funds are being used for intended purposes. GAO found that: (1) State does not have the necessary controls to ensure that the funds are spent for the purposes intended because those charged with administering the program are unable to verify the expenditures made or obs...
UN Funding: U.S. Contributions Withheld for UN-PLO Activities
NSIAD-86-17: Published: Dec 6, 1985. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of State's efforts to comply with legislative provisions requiring the withholding of U.S.-assessed contributions to the United Nations (UN) for organizations and projects whose primary purpose is to provide political benefits to the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).GAO found that: (1) from 1980 through 1984, the United Sta...
Central America Aid: Status of the Trade Credit Insurance Program
NSIAD-86-29FS: Published: Dec 31, 1985. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1985.
GAO reported on the use, control, and funding of the Trade Credit Insurance Program, which the Agency for International Development (AID) and the Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) jointly administer to guarantee repayment of U.S. commercial credit to finance Central American imports of U.S. goods and services.GAO found that: (1) as of December 1985, less than 9 percent of the $300 million credit-guara...
[Request for Views on Availability of Appropriations for African Development Fund]
B-212876: Published: Sep 21, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1983.
GAO was asked for its views concerning the period of availability of the funds appropriated for the African Development Fund. GAO found that, under the applicable appropriation act, the funds for the program are to remain available until expended...
AID Assistance to the Eastern Caribbean: Program Changes and Possible Consequences
ID-83-50: Published: Jul 22, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1983.
GAO reported on the methods the Agency for International Development (AID) uses to administer the U.S. assistance program to the Eastern Caribbean.GAO found that, while AID has greatly increased its assistance to the Eastern Caribbean, it has made strategy changes which will place additional burdens on its staff. In the last several years, AID has decreased assistance channeled through the Caribbe...
Political and Economic Factors Influencing Economic Support Fund Programs
ID-83-43: Published: Apr 18, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO described and analyzed the allocation of bilateral foreign aid through the Economic Support Fund (ESF).Because foreign aid is used to further U.S. foreign policy objectives, ESF assistance has grown rapidly since 1975. The ESF provided $2.8 billion to 32 countries in 1982 and increased funding has been requested for fiscal year 1984. This growth is also rel...
The Caribbean Basin Initiative
121995: May 20, 1982
GAO discussed concerns arising from the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) and identified certain premises that Congress and the administration should consider before acting on proposed legislation. GAO believes that economic recovery in the region depends on solving individual national problems, involvement by each recipient country, effective coordination of CBI funds, and a legal distinction betw...
Managing Assistance for Foreign Disaster Reconstruction
ID-81-40: Published: Jun 10, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1981.
GAO examined foreign disaster reconstruction activities in several countries where the United States has been a recent and principal provider of assistance. Since 1976, the United States has provided more than $700 million for disaster relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction assistance. Disaster assistance is separated into three categories: emergency disaster relief, short-term rehabilitation,...