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Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation Cooperative Agreement

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number:
Report Type
Animal Plant Health Inspection Service
Joint Report
Agency Wide
Yes (agency-wide)
Questioned Costs


Provide guidance to the ADO and ADODR on how to perform spot checks on financial records, as necessary, to ensure efficient and effective operations for the TBWEF cooperative agreement

Adjust guidance in the Agreements Management Manual to more clearly define the frequency APHIS expects its RAB to conduct compliance reviews of cooperative agreements.

Clarify the terms and conditions in all future cooperative agreements with TBWEF, including the FY 2019 cooperative agreement, to specify that funds may only be used for expenses incurred within the period of performance stated in the agreement.

Provide guidance to TBWEF officials to ensure that Federal funds are used in the correct period of performance.

Develop and implement written procedures to ensure all future cooperative agreements include terms and conditions for a conflict of interest policy.