Aecom to build capacity in Afghanistan

17 February 2013 0 Comments

Aecom Technology Corporation announced on 22 January that it had been awarded a five-year, US$44m contract by Perini Management Services Inc. as part of a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) irrigation and watershed management program in Afghanistan.

Under the task order, Aecom’s work will include capacity-building and institutional strengthening services in the agricultural, irrigation and livestock management sectors, coupled with civil engineering support.

“We look forward to assisting USAID in its community, agriculture and infrastructure improvement efforts in Afghanistan,” said Aecom chairman and chief executive officer John M Dionisio (pictured).