Audit of USAID/Central Asian Republics' Family Farming Program for Tajikistan

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Central Asian Republics direct its country office in Tajikistan to approve a final performance management and evaluation plan for the Family Farming Program. At a minimum, this plan must clearly define each indicator, including what data should be collected and how it should be measured, and establish baselines for all performance indicators specified in the plan to facilitate the measurement of progress.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Central Asian Republics direct its contractor to implement a strategy to improve the reliability of the Family Farming Program's reported results. At a minimum, this strategy should include measures for verifying the results maintained in the Feed the Future Global Database and reconciling any differences between them and those reported in the contractor's annual reports, verifying that the data collected under each performance indicator are appropriate and consistent with the definition in the program's performance management and evaluation plan, and developing a centralized system for documenting and consolidating data from the field, with procedures for verifying the results regularly.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Central Asian Republics direct its country office in Tajikistan to conduct a data quality assessment of the results reported under the performance indicators for the Family Farming Program.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Central Asian Republics require the contractor to implement a plan including dates for providing water user associations with enough signs bearing the USAID logo and verifying that signs have been affixed to all irrigation gates restored under the Family Farming Program's water management activities.

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