Audit of USAID/Honduras’ Democracy and Governance Program

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Honduras extend the current democracy and governance program to provide an opportunity to negotiate the scope of the follow-on program with the administration that will take office in January 2010.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Honduras explicitly focus the follow-on program on reforms that have the potential to accomplish transformational change in the quality of governance.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Honduras include assistance to improve municipal services in its follow-on program if the program includes efforts to increase municipal revenues.

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Recommendation 4

USAID include steps to support passage and implementation of the Municipal Civil Service Law in its follow-on program.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Honduras ask Management Systems International to make electronic copies of manuals, procedures, and records developed in each assisted municipality to be presented to each municipality's incoming mayor after the 2009 election to promote continuity and an orderly transition.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Honduras determine the allowability of $376,856 in unsupported cost-sharing contibutions and recover from the Federation of Honduran Nongovernmental Organizations any amounts determined to be unallowable.

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$376856
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Recommendation 7

USAID/Honduras verify that the Federation of Honduran Nongovernmental Organizations has a viable plan for meeting required cost-sharing contributions during the last year of the program.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/Honduras, in coordination with its implementing partners, establish procedures for systematically following up with training participants to assess the impact and effectiveness of training.

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Recommendation 9

USAID/Honduras, in conjunction with its implementing partners, develop and implement a system to reasonably ensure that reported information is accurate.

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Recommendation 10

USAID/Honduras, in conjunction with its implementing partners, develop a performance management plan for the follow-on democracy and governance program that meets USAID policy requirements.

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