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I will not say elminate all political appointees but would say the number of political appointees must be reduced to the President's Cabinet positions and the President's and Vice President's direct staff positions. All other Department and Agency political appointee positions should be eliminated and an Executive Order issued by the President controlling their numbers and assiging their Executive Branch duties to the...
Objectives of Program Management and Reporting System (PMRS) • Reduce the cost of submitting, analyzing, and disseminating information on foreign assistance programs • Improve the quality of information.
Main Features • Web-based MIS • Standard reporting formats • On-line submission of work plans, performance management plans, and progress reports by USAID contractors and recipients • Accessible to authorized users...
Many grant making agencies are awarding huge amounts of money for grantees to evaluate and assess agency initiatives and programs. Many times grantees are evaluating other grantee programs. Also, since the evaluations are being conducted with grant money, any evaluation reports become part of grant files and are poorly circulated or distributed to stakeholders.
I suggest we keep program evaluation in house by allocating...