Audit of USAID/West Africa's Staple Crops and Biotechnology Programs

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/West Africa determine the allowability of $278,525 in ineligible questioned costs and recover from Conseil Ouest et Centre Africain pour la Recherche et le Developpement Agricoles the amount determined to be unallowable.

Questioned Cost:
$278525
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Recommendation 2

USAID/West Africa acknowledge in writing the unauthorized commitment that occurred under these programs and include language to ratify any payments determined to be allowable.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date:
Recommendation 3

USAID/West Africa implement procedures to verify that agreement officers approve modifications to extend awards before their end dates.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date:
Recommendation 4

USAID/West Africa determine the allowability of $77,749 in unsupported questioned costs related to the outstanding funds from the Global Food Security Response projects and $40,074 in funds that Conseil Ouest et Centre Africain pour la Recherche et le Developpement Agricoles reimbursed into its own account, and recover from Conseil Ouest et Centre Africain pour la Recherche et le Developpement Agricoles the amount determined to be unallowable.

Questioned Cost:
$117823
Close Date:
Recommendation 5

USAID/West Africa identify and determine the allowability of ineligible questioned costs related to the salaries paid for Conseil Ouest et Centre Africain pour la Recherche et le Developpement Agricoles employees who worked on other donors' projects and recover from Conseil Ouest et Centre Africain pour la Recherche et le Developpement Agricoles the amount determined to be unallowable.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date: