AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
USAID’s Strengthening Watershed and Irrigation Management (SWIM) project implemented by AECOM aims to support sustainable, agriculture-led economic growth by increasing the sustainable and productive use of water livelihoods, and strengthening water resource management. The project focuses on three components: increase productive and sustainable use of water in agriculture; strengthen the water regulatory framework; and strengthen capacity of local entities to manage water resources. Activities will provide capacity building, technical services, and related resources to support farmers and farm communities as they manage their water and on-farm resources. Also, provide support to USAID’s Regional Agriculture Development Programs (RADPs) to increase agricultural water productivity