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USAID’s Marking Requirement Is Not Being Followed - ADS 320.3

According to USAID Automated Directives System 320.3.2.4b, “Marking Requirements for Specific Contract Deliverables,” programs, projects, or activity sites financed by USAID contracts that are physical in nature must prominently display the USAID identity, including the USAID logo.

The regulations further state that USAID contractors may request waivers from the Marking Plan, in whole or in part, through the contracting officer. Exceptions to contract marking requirements include situations in which the USAID identity would compromise the intrinsic independence or neutrality of a program, such as independent media.

General Recommendations

  • Require the implementing partner to mark [the center] with the USAID logo or submit a written request to the mission for a waiver.

Source: AUDIT REPORT NO. 5-388-11-005-P FEBRUARY 11, 2011

The recommendations are derived from audit reports of the Office of the Inspector General. The source refers to the audit report, which is available on this site as part of the Audit Database Project: an educational tool for compliance with USAID regulations.  Please see the disclaimer of this site before using recommendations.

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