USAID’s Actions on Top Management Challenges and OIG’s Continuing Oversight - Statement of the Honorable Ann Calvaresi Barr Before the US Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs

Chairman Graham, Ranking Member Leahy, and Members of the Subcommittee: In fiscal year 2017, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) managed nearly $30 billion in budgetary resources to provide humanitarian assistance and advance economic growth and democracy around the world. This statement for the record provides a high-level overview of the top management challenges facing USAID that we identified and reported on, and actions it has taken to address these challenges (attachment 1), as well as related oversight work that we are currently conducting.