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TraktorThis section contains SFAO audits related to agricultural and economic policy issues.

Follow-up audit Recommendations on the control of the transfer of war material - State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

Between 2017 and 2018, the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) audited the control of the transfer of war material at the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), resulting in a number of recommendations. As part of this follow-up audit, the SFAO audited the implementation of the first three recommendations. It noted that two of them remain outstanding. In addition, SECO has strengthened its company audits and has drawn up a concept for information flows.

Audit number: 21058

Evaluation Resource programme and resource efficiency contributions for more sustainable agriculture - Federal Office for Agriculture

The resource programme and resource efficiency contributions are two distinctly designed support instruments in Swiss agriculture that have the common goal of using concrete measures to produce more efficiently and ecologically. These include measures to reduce ammonia emissions and to preserve soil fertility.

Audit number: 19337

Cross-sectional audit Supervision of federally guaranteed oceangoing vessels - Federal Office for National Economic Supply and Swiss Maritime Navigation Office

The Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) already audited the federal guarantees for oceangoing vessels in 2016 and 2018. Those audits revealed considerable shortcomings in supervision. This latest audit was aimed at assessing whether these shortcomings had been adequately addressed. While cooperation between the relevant offices has become closer, there are still some supervisory shortcomings.

Audit number: 20408