Program management (51 - 60 of 63 items)
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,...
U.S. Response to Jamaica's Economic Crisis
ID-80-40: Published: Jul 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1980.
Assistance from the Agency for International Development (AID) to Jamaica increased sharply in 1977 with balance-of-payment support and developmental aid of nearly $30 million. This increase reflected the U.S. interest in the Caribbean and a concern for the economic deterioration of a neighboring nation. Despite the efforts of the United States, Jamaica, and other donors to halt the decline, the e...
Donor Coordination and Project Monitoring Practices--A Foreign Economic Assistance Project Study
ID-80-34: Published: Apr 24, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1980.
An indepth case study of the multidonor Maternal Child Health/Family Planning Project in Kenya was performed to learn more about trends in the Agency for International Development (AID) project management and donor coordination process. This project was selected for study because it was part of a long-range, multidonor effort containing several of the types of assistance usually offered by AID and...
Efforts To Improve Management of U.S. Foreign Aid--Changes Made and Changes Needed
ID-79-14: Published: Mar 29, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1979.
The Agency for International Development (AID) has improved the management of its worldwide programs, but its efforts should be intensified to assure that the U.S. economic development assistance objectives are effectively achieved.AID has improved its process for drawing up and evaluating its annual operating expense budget prior to submission to the Congress. However, the question of proper grad...
Studies of Selected Aspects of Foreign Assistance Programs
108659: Feb 22, 1979
An overview was presented of the results obtained in GAO studies of various aspects in the management of foreign assistance programs, particularly by the Agency for International Development (AID). The major development assistance goals stressed by Congress were shown, and suggested improvements were presented. There appeared to be a great shortage of financial managers in many countries. Althou...
Reducing Population Growth through Social and Economic Change in Developing Countries: A New Direction for U.S. Assistance
ID-78-6: Published: Apr 5, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 5, 1978.
Over the past 12 years, Congress has made more than $1 billion available for population programs in developing countries. A major part of these funds has been used to finance population programs of the United Nations, private international organizations, and universities.Although there has been a growing awareness of population problems and some progress in controlling them, birth rates must fall...
Foreign Assistance Programs
105137: Feb 22, 1978
An evaluation of foreign assistance programs was based on recent reviews and studies of the Agency for International Development's (AID) food, population, housing assistance, Sahel development, and security supporting assistance programs, and U.S. participation in international programs. Substantial improvements are possible in the planning, direction, and implementation of these programs and proj...
East Asian Regional Economic Assistance Program
B-159451: Published: Aug 10, 1973. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1973.
No summary is currently available...
Audits Can Help Build Confidence in International Organizations
090931: Jan 1, 1973
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Summer 1973...