Misjudged Demand, Stalled Reforms, and Deficient Oversight Impeded USAID/Haiti's Sustainable Electricity Goals

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Haiti document and implement a detailed plan to conclude the Pilot Project for Sustainable Electricity Distribution that includes deliberate benchmarks and timelines for modernization and expansion to best position the utility for the private sector transfer strategy at the end of the project, and a formal contingency plan in case a private sector operator is not on track to take over the utility by the specified time.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Haiti implement a plan to address the longstanding staffing challenges at USAID/Haiti, reported repeatedly in the mission’s Federal Manager’s Financial Integrity Act of 1982 certifications, to enable the mission to better address the project oversight deficiencies identified in this report.

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