Audit of USAID/Afghanistan's Afghan Civilian Assistance Program II

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Afghanistan implement a corrective action plan that would effectively address the slow time frames for immediate and tailored program assistance for the remaining program performance, in the absence of an agreement with the International Security Assistance Force and with procurement delays caused by International Relief and Development Inc.'s local procurement procedures. The plan should include a description of the actions the mission intends to take, together with specific target dates for completing these actions.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Afghanistan implement procedures that would effectively strengthen the beneficiary verification process in the absence of an
agreement with the International Security Assistance Force so that assistance does not
go to beneficiaries who are not genuine.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Afghanistan establish a plan for closing down operations in anticipation of the program ending in September 2014, a reduced international military presence in Afghanistan by the end of December 2014, and a reduction in the number of incidents that are eligible for program assistance due to a reduced international military presence. The plan should include a description of the actions the mission intends to take and specific target dates for the reduction of International Relief and Development Inc.'s program offices and staff.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Afghanistan conduct an audit as planned in fiscal year 2014 to determine the allowability, eligibility, and reasonableness of program costs billed and the $12.2 million in cost-share expenditures reported by International Relief and Development Inc. under the cooperative agreement.

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