Liberia, need to improve accountability and control over U.S. assistance
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  • Economic assistance, American -- Liberia,
  • Food relief, American -- Liberia,
  • Military assistance, American -- Liberia

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StatementUnited States General Accounting Office
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p.
Number of Pages43
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Open LibraryOL14688478M

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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. assistance to Liberia to determine whether: (1) there was any misuse or diversion of U.S. assistance; and (2) accountability for and controls over U.S. assistance were found that: (1) the government of Liberia has not established a fiscal and economic policy favorable to donor assistance, nor has it established an adequate level of . Liberia: need to improve accountability and control over U.S. assistance: report to the Edward M. Kennedy, U.S. Senate / By United States. General Accounting Office. Liberia. Net official development assistance (ODA) to Liberia in was USD million, 26% higher than in ; this accounted for 54% of GNI. This is the first time that Liberia has taken part in survey associated with the Paris Declaration. Thus, the country’s targets for most indicators will derive from the results of the USAID’s development partnership with Liberia dates back to the very founding of the Agency in As the largest bilateral donor in Liberia, the United States plays an influential and vital role in many aspects of Liberia’s development. USAID/Liberia strives to ensure that the Agency’s development strategy for Liberia complements and supports the Government of Liberia’s own.

pregnancy is rife in Liberia, with damaging consequences for the health of both the young mothers and their babies. Over the years, the EU has been a strong supporter, through both its humanitarian and development aid, of restoring basic health care services to Liberians. EDUCATION Liberia has the highest number of out-of-schoolFile Size: KB. Monrovia, Liberia: Civil Society group, Accountability Lab is urging stakeholders fighting killer virus Corona, to consider accountability and transparency as Read More May 1, Liberia - Country partnership strategy for the period FY (English) Abstract. The last World Bank Joint Country Assistance Strategy (JCAS) for Liberia, prepared together with the African Development Bank (ADB), covered FYFY and supported the priorities identified in Liberia's first Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS). The last day focused on the Enactment of the Budget, as well as accountability and oversight mechanisms, which are the primary domain of the Legislature. The emphasis was put on building consensus and effective working relations between various actors, especially the Legislature, Executive and Civil Society.

development assistance and unsure of the reception you will receive, there is a surefire way to win over your hosts: tell them you believe that four key prin-ciples are crucial for development—accountability, transparency, participation, and inclusion. Your hosts will almost certainly nod File Size: KB. Liberia is eligible for preferential trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. The country’s revenues come primarily from rubber and iron ore exports, and revenues from its maritime registry program. Liberia’s U.S.-owned and -operated shipping and corporate registry is the world’s second-largest. U.S. exports to Liberia. Given the numerous historical and cultural ties that that bound Liberia and the United States, there is a case to be made about the complicity of the US government in the exploitation of the institution of slavery to which the founding of Liberia is inextricably linked.   The project which is supported by the USAID-Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative is helping citizens learn how they can discuss and agree on which development projects they want to carry on and how much they will spend on each development project through the County Council Setting, enable citizens gain skills and knowledge to monitor and track CSDFs projects and improve citizens .