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|AECOM awarded US$50-million USAID task order for Sudan peace program|
LOS ANGELES, Sep 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded it a US$50-million task order under the Support Which Implements Fast Transitions III (SWIFT III) Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC).
USAID's Sudan Transition and Conflict Mitigation (STCM) program will reinforce post-conflict Sudan's capability to address the causes and consequences of political conflict, armed violence and resulting instability. At the direction of USAID, AECOM will work closely with governmental and non-governmental institutions and other groups committed to the successful implementation of Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA).
STCM represents an extension of AECOM's ongoing USAID-funded work in Sudan, where, since 2007, the company has been building the capacity of local government, civil society and communities to promote peace and stability in war-affected areas. This includes supporting local reconciliation, mitigating natural resource-based conflict and supporting key aspects of the CPA, such as civic education on popular consultation.
AECOM is one of a number of companies filling task orders under the SWIFT III IQC, which has a US$1.5-billion order ceiling through 2013.
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 47,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $6.3 billion during the 12-month period ended June 30, 2010. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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SOURCE: AECOM Technology Corporation