International Emergency Food Aid: Prepositioning and Procurement by the U.S.

Jonathan Meyers (Editor)

Series: Government Procedures and Operations
BISAC: SOC040000



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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) reduces the average delivery time frame for emergency food aid by prepositioning food domestically— that is, in warehouses in the United States—and overseas. This book examines the effects of prepositioning on emergency food aid delivery time frames; the effects of prepositioning on the costs of the food aid; and the extent to which the agency monitors prepositioning to maximize time savings and cost effectiveness. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 - International Food Aid: Prepositioning Speeds Delivery f Emergency Aid, but Additional Monitoring of Time Frames and Costs Is Needed (pp. 1-50)
United States Government Accountability

Chapter 2 - Audit of USAID’s Internal Controls Over Prepositioned Food Assistance for the Horn of Africa (pp. 51-76)
USAID Office of Inspector General

Chapter 3 - International Food Aid: Better Agency Collaboration Needed to Assess and Improve Emergency Food Aid Procurement System (pp. 77-106)
United States Government Accountability Office


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