E. Other Reports
The CSR and Quarterly Consolidated Report for Food Resources and
the warehouse inventory accounting records and supporting documents described
above set out the minimum amount of information necessary for purposes of
managing food aid assets. Country offices may develop any other reports.
However, before requiring additional reports, consider the following:
· Why is the
additional information needed?
· Who will use
the new information?
· Can the information be
obtained from existing reports/documents or can they be revised to provide the
When deciding whether to collect more information, consider
whether the costs involved in collecting and providing it exceed the benefits of
having the additional information. CARE's main goal should be to implement
efficient, cost-effective systems that provide accurate and timely information
at the least cost possible.