International Report of the Coordinated Audit of the Agro Plan 2003-2015 for Agriculture and Rural Life in the Americas
Report ID: 309
On December 6th 2011, the SAIs of Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and Peru signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order to conduct a coordinated audit to the Agro Plan 2003-2015 for Agriculture and Rural Life in the Americas with the support of GIZ.
The audit included the selective evaluation of the management of the entities in each country responsible for implementing the Plan for Agriculture and Rural Life in the Americas (mainly the Ministries and Secretariats responsible for agricultural policy and rural development) in order to establish the level of compliance with this national commitment acquired by the countries and the management carried out by government entities.
General Objective: To determine how the leading institution and/or the executors at the national level have incorporated the Agro Plan 2003-2015 for agriculture and rural life in the Americas in their plans, programmes and public policies and how they are following up in the Republics of Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Peru.
- To verify progress towards the shared vision of the Agro Plan 2003-2015 for agriculture and rural life in the Americas based on a selection of the indicators prioritised by each participating SAI.
- To determine the 2003-2011 performance of public investment in the agricultural sector in order to establish its relationship with the priorities of the Agro Plan.
- To determine whether the Agro Plan 2003-2015 for agriculture and rural life in the Americas has been included in the national policies, plans and/or programs of each participating country, with respect to the management of agricultural risks and emergencies as a result of climatic phenomena.
In the development of the Coordinated Audit of the Agro Plan 2003-2015, the draft version of the former ISSAI 5800 - now GUID 9000 was implemented as a test.
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