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
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