Audit of USAID/Haiti's Watershed Initiative for National Natural Environmental Resources Program

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Haiti develop a plan for the cessation of activities in the Gonaives/La Quinte watershed, outlining the disposition of assets developed by the program.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Haiti prepare a modification to the Watershed Initiative for National Natural Environmental Resources contract to include
language on compliance with environmental requirements in Title 22 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 216.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Haiti consult with the environmental
compliance staff and develop a written assessment of what further environmental evaluations may be required for the rehabilitation of the Grise River irrigation system, the Boucanbrou drainage canal, and the mango export value chain.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Haiti implement water quality testing as appropriate according to USAID requirements and the requirements of the program environmental assessment and document the results of these tests.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Haiti develop procedures to integrate the regional environmental advisor and the mission environmental officer into the planning, design, and monitoring of Watershed Initiative for National Natural Environmental Resources activities.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Haiti determine and document the actions that Chemonics must take to provide adequate environmental oversight for the Watershed Initiative for National Natural Environmental Resources program.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Haiti, in coordination with the
appropriate Government of Haiti officials, develop a sustainability plan that establishes
which entities are responsible for maintaining infrastructure before undertaking further
construction activities on the Grise River.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/Haiti develop a plan for promoting the
use of nonchemical fertilizers and pesticides in agricultural supply stores.

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Recommendation 9

USAID/Haiti develop and provide to all farmers in the master farmer training program an integrated pest management training course that covers, at a minimum, safe pesticide use, essential protective equipment, and nonchemical control options.

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Recommendation 10

USAID/Haiti's mission environmental officer, in conjunction with Chemonics, develop formal procedures for periodically monitoring program-supported supply stores.

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Recommendation 11

USAID/Haiti's staff members obtain training in biodiversity and consult with biodiversity officials in USAID/Washington on their current program adjustments or new program design.

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Recommendation 12

USAID/Haiti institute a mission policy for
documenting its use of biodiversity earmarked funds for areas that biodiversity assessments have determined are biologically significant and verify that the policy meets all four biodiversity code requirements for earmarked funds.

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