Accession Number:

AD1141113

Title:

Analysis of Recommendations Concerning Contracting in Afghanistan, as Mandated by Section 1219 of the Fiscal Year 2011 NDAA

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Inspector General Audit]

Corporate Author:

SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2011-06-22

Pagination or Media Count:

30

Abstract:

DOD, State, and USAID rely heavily on contractors to support their respective missions in Afghanistan. These services include transportation, security, reconstruction and development, and logistical services. According to the Government Accountability Office GAO, agencies reported obligating more than 17.2 billion for fiscal year 2009 and the first half of fiscal year 2010, for more than 61,700 active contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements. Section 1219 of the National Defense Authorization Act NDAA for Fiscal Year 2011 requires the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction SIGAR, in consultation with the Inspectors General IGs of the Department of DefenseDOD, Department of State State, and the U.S. Agency for International Development USAID to report on the oversight of contractors in Afghanistan. In addition, Section 1219 requires SIGAR to report on plans for reducing the reliance of the United States on private security contractors PSCs in Afghanistan.

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]