May 9, 2008

AGAR ADVISORY

 

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

AGAR ADVISORY NO.  85

 

 Acquisition Workforce Training, Delegation, and Management System

 

 

INTRODUCTION:  The purpose of this Agriculture Acquisition Regulation (AGAR) Advisory is to establish temporary Acquisition Workforce policy and procedures for USDA employees pursuant to—

 

SUMMARY:  The Senior Procurement Executive (SPE) is issuing interim guidance to accelerate the mandatory implementation of the FAC-C, FAC-P/PM, and FAC-COTR programs within USDA. This interim guidance shall supersede guidance provided in Departmental Regulation (DR) 5001-1, Acquisition Workforce Training, Delegation and Tracking system, dated September 30, 2003.  The attached guidance will be codified in a revised Departmental Regulation 5001-1 at a future date.

 

AGAR Advisories are posted on the USDA World Wide Web site at the following URL:  http://www.usda.gov/procurement/policy/advisories.html.  If you have questions regarding this advisory, please contact Todd Repass, Chief, PPD via email at Todd.Repass@da.usda.gov or by phone at (202) 690-1060; or send an email to procurement.policy@da.usda.gov.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE:   This advisory will remain in effect until cancelled.

 

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