Funds management (21 - 30 of 66 items)
Foreign Assistance: AID Strategic Direction and Continued Management Improvements Needed
NSIAD-93-106: Published: Jun 11, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1993.
GAO discussed management problems at the Agency for International Development (AID) and whether it is adequately meeting its foreign economic assistance responsibilities.GAO found that: (1) the AID management approach and organizational capacity have not kept up with the increasingly diffuse scope of the foreign assistance program and the expanding number of countries in which AID operates; (2) AI...
Foreign Disaster Assistance: AID Has Been Responsive but Improvements Can Be Made
NSIAD-93-21: Published: Oct 26, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1992.
GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Agency for International Development's (AID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA).GAO found that: (1) OFDA is viewed as responsive and effective by officials from relief agencies, the United Nations, and other donors; (2) its lack of a work-force plan hindered OFDA effectiveness; (3) OFDA operates under a number of constraints that impede disaster...
The U.S. Export-Import Bank: The Bank Plays an Important Role in Promoting Exports
T-GGD-92-36: Published: May 6, 1992. Publicly Released: May 6, 1992.
GAO discussed the U.S. Export-Import Bank's (Eximbank) export promotion activities. GAO noted that: (1) in fiscal year (FY) 1991, the U.S. government spent about $2.7 billion on export promotion programs, approved about $12.8 billion in export loans and guarantees, and extended about $8.6 billion in export credit insurance, with Eximbank providing about 52 percent of total U.S. support; (2) Eximba...
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...
Refugees: U.S. Assistance to Bulgarian Ethnic Turks in Turkey
NSIAD-92-59: Published: Dec 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of State's and the United Nations Development Program's (UNDP) $10-million project to assist Turkey with the resettlement and assimilation of ethnic Turkish refugees fleeing Bulgaria, focusing on: (1) project development; (2) project management and progress; and (3) the amount of project funds distributed.GAO found that: (1) State's...
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...
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: Funds Obligated Remain Unspent for Years
NSIAD-91-123: Published: Apr 9, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Agency for International Development's (AID) economic assistance pipeline, focusing on the funds six AID missions obligated for development assistance and economic support but had not yet expended.GAO found that: (1) 44 of the 103 sampled projects at the missions had excess funds totalling $296.2 million, with the percentage of excess funds at...
El Salvador: Aid Compensates for Economic Losses but Achieves Little Growth
NSIAD-91-97: Published: Feb 15, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. economic assistance to El Salvador, focusing on: (1) how El Salvador used the funds; and (2) whether the Agency for International Development (AID) met its assistance goals.GAO found that: (1) AID provided about half of its $3 billion in economic assistance to El Salvador in the form of balance-of-payment support to finance imported goods; (2)...