Program evaluation (71 - 76 of 76 items)
Drug Control: Efforts to Develop Alternatives to Cultivating Illicit Crops in Colombia Have Made Little Progress and Face Serious Obstacles
GAO-02-291: Published: Feb 8, 2002. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 2002.
Since the early 1970's, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has helped Bolivian and Peruvian growers of illicit crops find legal ways to earn a living. The experiences in Bolivia and Peru indicate that effective alternative development demands a strong host government commitment to a comprehensive array of counternarcotics measures and years of sustained U.S. assistance. Chief am...
Cooperative Threat Reduction: DOD Has Adequate Oversight of Assistance, but Procedural Limitations Remain
GAO-01-694: Published: Jun 19, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 2001.
Since 1992, Congress has authorized more than $3 billion for the Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program to help Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Moldova, and Georgia secure and eliminate weapons of mass destruction. Concerned about proper oversight of equipment and services provided by the program, Congress required the Department of Defense (DOD) to report annually on whether...
Foreign Assistance: North Korean Constraints Limit Food Aid Monitoring
T-NSIAD-00-47: Published: Oct 27, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed its completed assessment of the World Food Program (WFP) procedures to monitor and report on U.S. government-donated food aid to North Korea.GAO noted that: (1) U.S. policy is that no food aid will be provided to North Korea if it cannot be adequately monitored; (2) WFP has established procedures to track and monitor food aid deliveries in North K...
Foreign Assistance: North Korea Restricts Food Aid Monitoring
NSIAD-00-35: Published: Oct 8, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the procedures the World Food Program (WFP) has established and implemented to monitor and report on U.S. government-donated food aid provided to North Korea.GAO noted that: (1) U.S. policy is that no food aid will be provided to North Korea if it cannot be adequately monitored; (2) WFP has established procedures to track and monitor food aid deliv...
International Environment: Information on Global Environment Facility's Funding and Projects
RCED-99-149: Published: Jun 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Global Environment Facility's funding and activities, focusing on: (1) the amount and the sources of its funding commitments for fiscal years (FY) 1995 through 1998; (2) how it selected projects for funding; (3) how it allocated funds among major priorities and how funds for climate-change projects were allocated by purpose and c...
Drug Control: U.S.-Supported Efforts in Colombia and Bolivia
NSIAD-89-24: Published: Nov 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO evaluated the scope, purpose, and effectiveness of U.S. narcotics control efforts in Colombia and Bolivia.GAO found that U.S.-supported crop control, enforcement, and interdiction efforts in Colombia and Bolivia have not produced major reductions in coca and marijuana production and trafficking, and it is questionable whether the efforts will achieve majo...