Audit of USAID/Sri Lanka’s Supporting Regional Governance Program

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Sri Lanka implement a strategy to complete the development of an electronic database representing the final stage of a new monitoring and evaluation system for Sarvodaya, an activity initiated under the Supporting Regional Governance Program. At a minimum, the strategy should specify the (1) estimated cost of the remaining work, (2) scope of work to be performed, (3) steps the mission plans to take to minimize communication issues between Sarvodaya
and the contractor hired to develop the database, (4) the period of work, and (5) plans to provide technical support to Sarvodaya in implementing its new monitoring and evaluation system.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Sri Lanka's mission director meet with appropriate Sri Lankan Government officials to request that the local authorities in Sri Lanka's Batticaloa District be permitted to maintain their financial ledger accounts using the financial management software provided under the Supporting Regional Governance Program and be authorized to discontinue maintaining these accounts manually to benefit from the use of the software.

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