ADS Reference 221sab

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USAID Support for the Recommendation

Additional Help for ADS Chapter 221

Filename: 221sab_122601_cd26
Revision: 12/26/2001
Effective Date: 01/01/2002


USAID’s decision to join the DAC consensus was supported by an interagency working group consisting of Treasury, State, Commerce, the Export Import Bank, the Trade and Development Agency, and the Office of Management and Budget. In making the internal USAID decision, the Administrator exercised an authority in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (FAA) to untie procurements on a “case by case” basis, with untying to the LDCs defined as a “case,” and the overriding need to “promote efficiency in the use of the United States foreign assistance resources.”