Developing countries (31 - 40 of 64 items)
Foreign Assistance: Private Voluntary Organizations' Contributions and Limitations
NSIAD-96-34: Published: Dec 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed private voluntary organizations' (PVO) role in delivering federally funded foreign assistance, focusing on the: (1) implications of increasing PVO role in delivering assistance; (2) success of PVO projects in achieving their objectives; and (3) extent to which PVO are dependent on U.S. government funding.GAO found that: (1) the PVO community encomp...
Former Soviet Union: An Update on Coordination of U.S. Assistance and Economic Cooperation Programs
NSIAD-96-16: Published: Dec 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1995.
GAO examined U.S. bilateral programs designed to help the former Soviet Union (FSU) implement political and economic reforms, focusing on: (1) the Department of State Coordinator's role in and authority over bilateral FSU programs; and (2) interagency cooperation in implementing Freedom Support Act programs.GAO found that: (1) since GAO's February 1995 report, the FSU Coordinator's role has been e...
Former Soviet Union: Assessment of U.S. Bilateral Programs
T-NSIAD-96-78: Published: Dec 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1995.
GAO discussed U.S. assistance to the former Soviet Union (FSU), focusing on: (1) how the executive branch has ensured program and policy coordination among federal agencies; (2) whether the Agency for International Development's (AID) assistance projects have met their objectives and contributed to systematic reform; and (3) whether the Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program has achieved its o...
Foreign Assistance: Selected Donors' Approaches for Managing Aid Programs
NSIAD-95-37: Published: Feb 23, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1995.
GAO provided information on how seven donors, Canada, Germany, Japan, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the European Union, manage their foreign aid programs, focusing on the: (1) difficulty of planning in an uncertain environment; and (2) common structural dilemmas and management weaknesses in these foreign aid programs.GAO found that: (1) the worldwide recession, growing deficits,...
Former Soviet Union: U.S. Bilateral Program Lacks Effective Coordination
NSIAD-95-10: Published: Feb 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the federal government's efforts to transform former Soviet Union (FSU) command economies into more efficient, market-based economies, focusing on the: (1) size, scope, and status of the various U.S. bilateral programs; (2) structures for coordinating and managing these programs; and (3) coordination and structural problems the Administration faces...
Food Aid: Private Voluntary Organizations' Role In Distributing Food Aid
NSIAD-95-35: Published: Nov 23, 1994. Publicly Released: Nov 23, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on food aid granted by the United States to private voluntary organizations (PVO) to support development activities in foreign countries, focusing on the: (1) role of PVO in distributing food aid; and (2) impact of direct feeding programs on enhancing the long-term food security of recipient countries, including how well projects are ta...
Foreign Assistance Act: Comments on New Policy Framework for Foreign Aid
T-NSIAD-94-121: Published: Feb 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1994.
GAO discussed reforming the U.S. foreign assistance program in the wake of the Cold War. GAO noted that: (1) it generally supports proposed legislation that would reform U.S. foreign assistance programs; (2) it will be necessary to maintain focus on outlining and implementing a limited number of priority objectives; (3) foreign assistance reform should include accountability for managing the progr...
Foreign Assistance: U.S. Participation in FAO's Technical Cooperation Program
NSIAD-94-32: Published: Jan 11, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 11, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. participation in the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Technical Cooperation Program (TCP), focusing on: (1) whether TCP projects fulfill the criteria that FAO has established for the program; (2) financial management of TCP; and (3) the role of FAO governing bodies and the United States in setting policy for TCP and fo...
Foreign Assistance: AID's Private-Sector Assistance Program at a Crossroads
NSIAD-93-55: Published: Dec 11, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) efforts to assist private-sector growth in developing countries, focusing on: (1) the extent of the AID commitment to private-sector development; (2) the results, sustainability, and impact of AID private-sector assistance on the poor; and (3) the orientation of AID assistance for the future.GAO foun...
International Environment: Options for Strengthening Environmental Agreements
T-RCED-92-83: Published: Aug 7, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 7, 1992.
GAO discussed implementing, monitoring, and strengthening the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development's environmental agreements. GAO noted that: (1) both developed and developing countries lack agreement implementation and monitoring capability due to incomplete reporting, limited information, and insufficient resources; (2) developing countries lack technical and financial resou...