Audit of USAID/Jordan's Strengthening Family Planning Project

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Jordan require a formal commitment from the Jordanian Association for Family Planning and Protection to specific sustainability measures (e.g. price increases) as a condition of receiving additional assistance under the agreement.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Jordan document a decision on how to use remaining project funds to expand assistance to a diversified group of family planning organizations.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Jordan conduct the required data quality assessments for indicators reported to Washington.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Jordan conduct an assessment of other key indicators reported by Abt Associates Inc. for which data quality issues were identified, including an evaluation of each indicator's gender-disaggregated data.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Jordan require Abt Associates Inc. to provide USAID/Jordan with documentation demonstrating that it has included mandatory language in its subawards.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Jordan provide and document refresher training during the mission's regularly scheduled agreement and contracting officer's representative training sessions on standard provisions required to be included in subawards.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Jordan issue a letter to all implementing partners reminding them that not including mandatory provisions in subawards is a serious violation of their award terms and conditions, and is subject to severe administrative and legal remedies, including suspension or disallowance of
payments for subcontracts, imposition of liquidated damages, and termination for default.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/Jordan implement procedures to confirm that Abt Associates Inc. is entering required data in the Training Results and Information Network.

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