Audit of the Millennium Challenge Corporation Threshold Program Administered by USAID/Paraguay

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Paraguay, in coordination with the implementing partner and the Government of Paraguay, establish an action plan with benchmarks and timeframes to assess the capabilities of staff in the forensics laboratory and provide necessary training, complete the implementation of strengthened internal controls in five ministries, and implement an online interface for public registry information.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Paraguay include a clause in the agreement for the second threshold program that would allow it to recover any expenditures that are wasted as a result of failure of the Government of Paraguay to fulfill its obligations under the agreement.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Paraguay focus border and customs control activities during the follow-on program on Ciudad del Este.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Paraguay, in coordination with its implementing partners establish procedures to track statistics on outcomes related to complaints of judicial misconduct, customs law enforcement actions, and tax and customs evasions cases.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Paraguay, in coordination with DETAVE, verify that all maintenance issues and/or manufacturing defects have been resolved to put the 10 idle boats costing $357,320 in operation.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Paraguay ensure that DETAVE develops and implements an action plan for maintaining and using the boats.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Paraguay formalize a procedure to conduct periodic end-use checks for commodities purchased under the program.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/Paraguay, in coordination with its partners, budget for and schedule an independent security assessment of the identification and passport system as soon as possible.

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