Audit of USAID/Pakistan's Community Rehabilitation Infrastructure Support Program

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Pakistan evaluate the implementing mechanism for the program and determine how to restructure it to realize efficiencies in program implementation

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Pakistan establish performance indicators and Procedural targets for each activity implemented by the Community Rehabilitation Infrastructure Support Program, and document that the results of these activities are included in the mission's performance management plan.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Pakistan develop and implement an action plan to determine the best use for the equipment and furniture at the Khyber Institute of Child Health.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Pakistan revise the activity approval process to include a sustainability analysis for all infrastructure activities implemented under this program, regardless of the funding level.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Pakistan review the list of all educational institutions receiving assistance with construction supervision under the program's Infrastructure Support and Capacity Development Project to determine whether any are religious institutions, and recover any costs deemed unallowable.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Pakistan develop and implement a plan to increase awareness among mission and implementing partner staff of USAID's policy prohibiting the funding of religious activities

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Pakistan determine whether to amend or follow the program's internal control procedure requiring the mission director's approval for all activities that exceed $500,000.

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Recommendation 8

The mission obtain an updated marking plan from the implementing partner within 90 days, and implement a plan to monitor the status of the implementing partner's marking plan.

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Recommendation 9

USAID/Pakistan modify the cooperative agreement to require that cost-sharing contributions for all activities be calculated on a flexible, case-by-case basis.

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Recommendation 10

USAID/Pakistan notify the program's implementing partner that the previously submitted cost-sharing contributions totaling $4.7 million are ineligible, and amend the program's financial reports.

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