Accession Number : ADA106530


Title :   More Can Be Done to Improve the Department of Agriculture's Commodity Donation Program.


Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIV


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a106530.pdf


Report Date : 09 Jul 1981


Pagination or Media Count : 111


Abstract : This report examines major aspects of the program and identifies certain areas in which the Department could improve overall program administration and thereby improve program effectiveness. The report primarily discusses overall program administration; effectiveness of Department purchases made to remove temporary market surpluses; Federal and State program monitoring; and delivery aspects of the program. This report also addresses proposed alternatives to the current commodity program.


Descriptors :   *MANAGEMENT , *PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING , *COMMODITIES , *SOCIAL WELFARE , UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT , MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL , ACCOUNTING , COST EFFECTIVENESS , COSTS , USER NEEDS , ALLOCATIONS , INVENTORY CONTROL , FOOD , INVENTORY ANALYSIS , STATE GOVERNMENT , FOOD DISPENSING


Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Government and Political Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE