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Agriculture Forestry

Agriculture and Rural Development

 

Summary

Department

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development should improve its risk management processes—see next column.

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has implemented our October 2001 recommendation to evaluate the success of its grant programs in meeting Ministry goals—see page 86.

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation has:

  • implemented our November 2011 recommendation to ensure its key lending controls operate as designed by testing them and demonstrating they are functioning—see page 87
  • implemented our October 2010 recommendation to improve its processes for conducting compliance audits and investigations—see page 87
  • implemented our October 2009 recommendation to design and implement integrated business and IT risk assessment and IT control frameworks—see page 88

Alberta Livestock and MeatAgency Ltd.

Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency Ltd. has:

  • implemented our November 2011 recommendation to improve its risk management processes—see page 89
  • implemented our November 2011 recommendation to ensure compliance with its contracting procedures—see page 89

For outstanding previous recommendations to the organizations that form the Ministry, please see our outstanding recommendations list on page 159.

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