Audit of USAID/Yemen's Community Livelihoods Project

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Yemen finalize its approach for the remainder of the Community Livelihoods Project by formally modifying the cooperative agreement.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Yemen require Creative Associates International Inc. to update its project and performance management plans to reflect the changes in the modification.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Yemen perform a documented review of its standard operating procedures with the Yemen Monitoring and Evaluation Project and, if necessary, amend the procedures to improve the communication of key findings.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Yemen require Creative Associates
International Inc. to implement a performance management plan that includes the Yemen Monitoring and Evaluation Project's role, authorities, and responsibilities as thirdparty
monitors for the Community Livelihoods Project, as outlined in the mission's procedures.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Yemen require Creative Associates
International Inc. to update its performance management plan to include a control system to validate the delivery of goods.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Yemen require Creative Associates
International Inc. to update its performance management plan to clearly delineate its
responsibility for monitoring project activities and reporting findings in an accurate, timely
fashion.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Yemen require Creative Associates
International Inc. to improve its data reporting by consolidating the data system, implementing a procedure manual to formalize data collection, and implementing a data validation system.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/Yemen deobligate funds associated with activities eliminated from the project.

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Recommendation 9

USAID/Yemen conduct a written analysis to
determine whether the project would benefit from creating a new funds control system. If so, it should implement the system to track funds for the remainder of the project.

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