Audit of USAID/Ecuador’s Sustainable Forests and Coasts Program

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Ecuador document the challenges faced in improving livelihoods in its final report and upload the evaluation to the Development Experience Clearinghouse.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Ecuador, in conjunction with Chemonics, update the definition of the leverage indicator to include only resources leveraged during the life of the program, classify nonprofits as public institutions and for-profits as private institutions, disaggregate private and public resources leveraged when reporting, and report revised figures in its final report; it should then document all four actions.

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Recommendation 3

Policy Division of the Office of Acquisition
and Assistance update Automated Directives System Chapters 302 and 303 to include definitions and criteria for identifying and classifying leverage requirements in contracts and assistance agreements outside of formal Global Development Alliance activities.

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