Audit of USAID/Philippines’ Mangrove Rehabilitation for Sustainably Managed, Healthy Forests Project

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Philippines conduct a cost-benefit analysis of the project and the remaining $4.47 million unobligated funds to prioritize activities that can be achieved realistically, and amend the cooperative agreement and work plan as necessary.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Philippines require the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources to conduct a cost-benefit analysis to compare the costs of procuring carbon stock equipment versus outsourcing.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Philippines require the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources to implement a plan to train Partners With Melanesians and the Centre for Locally Managed Areas how to conduct baseline surveys.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Philippines require the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources to implement a plan to train Partners With Melanesians and the Centre for Locally Managed Areas how to conduct vulnerability assessments.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Philippines require the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources to train the project management unit to monitor subrecipients' activities.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Philippines require the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources to strengthen the project's monitoring plan to comply with the terms in the agreement.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Philippines require the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources to implement procedures to verify reported data before submitting them to the mission.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/Philippines determine which USAID-funded activities and commodities under its Mangrove Rehabilitation for Sustainably Managed Healthy Forests project are unmarked and mark them as appropriate.

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Recommendation 9

USAID/Philippines require the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources to provide branding and marking instructions and guidance to its Mangrove Rehabilitation for Sustainably Managed Healthy Forests subrecipients.

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Recommendation 10

USAID/Philippines amend the cooperative agreement to further reduce the number of project sites and add standard provisions for non-U.S. nongovernmental recipients, as appropriate.

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