Audit of the Millennium Challenge Corporation-Funded Program in Namibia

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Vice President of Compact Operations coordinate with Millennium Challenge Account-Namibia to implement an action plan to identify and address all outstanding contractor-related construction defects at completed schools.

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Recommendation 2

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Vice President, Department of Compact Operation (1) review the 47 renovated schools to determine and document whether Millennium Challenge Account-Namibia can take any actions to improve temporary facilities at the overcrowded schools and (2) revise the Compact Development Guidance to include guidelines for countries proposing education projects.

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Recommendation 3

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Vice President, Department of Compact Operations, require the Millennium Challenge Account-Namibia to train science teachers at the schools renovated under the compact to use the new science equipment effectively and document such training.

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Recommendation 4

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Vice President, Department of Compact Operation, coordinate with the Millennium Challenge Account-Namibia to (1) determine and document the accuracy of the data reported in the Learners (any level) participating in the 47 schools sub-activity indicator and (2) describe and document efforts taken to improve data quality and accuracy.

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Recommendation 5

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Vice President, Department of Compact Operation, coordinate with the Department of Congressional and Public Affairs to review the Millennium Challenge Account-Namibia's branding and marking efforts to determine whether additional marking of cars and textbooks to be delivered would be beneficial and document the results.

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Recommendation 6

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Vice President, Department of Compact Operations, direct in writing that the Millennium Challenge Account-Namibia conduct and document audits as required in the compact.

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Recommendation 7

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Vice President, Department of Compact Operations, coordinate with the Millennium Challenge Account-Namibia to implement a process for transferring governance training subject matter to future conservancy board members.

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Recommendation 8

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Vice President, Department of Compact Operations, coordinate with the Millennium Challenge Account-Namibia to assess whether adding an indicator for training of conservancy members to the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for Namibia would help measure the project's effectiveness and document the results.

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