The objectives of the audit were to:
- assess the extent to which major program objectives were achieved;
- identify major strengths and weaknesses related to the economy, effectiveness and efficiency of the program administration; and
- identify areas of improvements and risks which should be addressed in arrangements with a private sector project manager.
Audit criteria were developed to address the areas of program planning and implementation, performance measurement and monitoring, responsiveness to emerging issues, dispute resolution mechanisms, risk management and program improvement measures.