Audit of USAID/Haiti's Protecting the Rights of Children, Women, and Youth Program

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Haiti determine whether the scope should be simplified before designing the follow-on program and document its decision.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Haiti implement a plan to coordinate and streamline mission approvals of program documents for the new program, defining roles and responsibilities within the mission, and estimating timelines for approvals.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Haiti develop and document a plan for a rigorous design process in accordance with Automated Directives System 201 for the follow-on program, and determine and document its expected level of involvement in program implementation before deciding on the appropriate type of award mechanism.

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Recommendation 4

The mission review and document its awardprocessing
time to identify potential bottlenecks.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Haiti review the new program's description for clarity, revise it as necessary before implementation, and document all revisions.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Haiti identify and document areas of intervention before implementing the follow-on program.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Haiti complete and document the baseline survey to determine the capacity of local partners.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/Haiti's agreement officer determine the allowability of the $110,000 in questioned costs spent on the baseline survey ($110,000) and recover from Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. any amounts determined to be unallowable.

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$110000
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Recommendation 9

USAID/Haiti define the assessment tools for studies required by the agreement, clarify them with the implementer before awarding the follow-on program, and document the complete process.

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Recommendation 10

USAID/Haiti clarify and document the goals of the grants component of the program and its relationship to institutional capacity building before implementing the follow-on program.

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Recommendation 11

USAID/Haiti assess the new implementer's capacity for awarding and managing grants before awarding the agreement for the follow-on program and document the results of the assessment.

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