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Glossary of Terms Used for USAID's Automated Directives System (ADS) - Updated 07/15/2011 Partial Revision

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Capital Projects

Capital projects include the architectural and engineering design study, construction of physical infrastructure, and operations and maintenance of the facility. In general, capital projects include the following types of activities: transport (roads, ports, and rail) power (generation and transmission) telecommunications, environmental technology, agriculture (irrigation and infrastructure) urban environment, water supply, wastewater treatment, information technology, and construction or reconstruction of physical facilities in any sector under any assistance objective (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 221).

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