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Lessons in Contracting and Procurement

Published: 19 Nov 2008 Average Rating: unrated Print
 

This report provides a chronological review of the U.S. government's contracting and procurement experience during the Iraq relief and reconstruction program. It begins by examining contracting activity early in the Iraq program and traces its evolutionary development through the effort's succeeding phases. The concluding section lays out a series of key lessons learned followed by six recommendations for improving the U.S. government's capacity to support and execute contracting and procurement in contingency environments.


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