Audit of USAID/East Africa's Monitoring and Evaluation Program for Somalia

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/East Africa implement a plan to provide supervisory oversight to contracting officer's representatives in charge of managing its monitoring programs in Somalia.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/East Africa train the staff responsible for managing its Somalia programs about the monitoring and evaluation resources available to them.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/East Africa obtain written acknowledgement from International Business and Technical Consultants Inc. that all deliverables are understood during the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities under the Somalia Program Support Services award.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/East Africa give International Business & Technical Consultants Inc. a written outline of its management structure to ensure familiarity.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/East Africa identify a contracting officer's representative for the Somalia Program Support Services award who has, or can be taught, the skills needed to manage the program
effectively.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/East Africa implement a monitoring plan that includes reviews of award deliverables to confirm that International Business & Technical Consultants Inc. is meeting its deliverables
under Somalia Program Support Services.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/East Africa offer training to USAID staff to boost awareness, participation, and cohesiveness between USAID staff managing programs in Somalia and the Somalia Program Support Services award.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/East Africa define standard operating procedures for the use of the clearinghouse, which includes roles, responsibilities, and time frames.

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Recommendation 9

USAID/East Africa develop and issue a mission order that is relevant to monitoring needs for programming in Somalia.

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Recommendation 10

USAID/East Africa work with International Business & Technical Consultants Inc. to evaluate possible conflicts of interest caused by subcontractor relationships and document its resolution of those conflicts.

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