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Draft of Bush Administration aid request - State Department portion, April 18, 2001

Note: the document reproduced here, obtained on May 8, 2001, is marked "Draft" at the top of each page. It details the Bush Administration's foreign aid request for the Andean region. The document includes only aid that goes through Congress's Foreign Operations appropriation, and does not include all programs that provide aid to Colombia and its neighbors.

CIP's analysis of the 2002 aid request offers a fuller estimate of 2002 aid to the Andes, including Defense Department aid.


In-House Reference Sheet
150 Account
FY 2001-FY2002

[Millions of U.S. dollars]

Economic and Social Programs
FY 2002 $439.79
Narcotics and Security Programs
FY 2002 $442.5
Total
$882.29
ESF [Economic Support Fund]
DA [Development Assistance]
CSD [Child Survival and Disease Programs]
INC [International Narcotics Control]
INC [International Narcotics Control]
FMF [Foreign Military Financing]
IMET [International Military Education and Training]
Colombia
FY 2001
0
0
0
5
43
0
0
48
Increase
0
0
0
141.5
209.5
0
0
351
FY 2002 0 0 0 146.5 252.5 0 0 399
Bolivia FY 2001 1.9 26.071 6.25 16 32 0 0 82.221
Increase 8.1 -0.991 0.15 31 22 1 0 61.259
FY 2002 10.0 25.08 6.4 47 54 1 0 143.48
Brazil FY 2001 0 7.5 7.88 0 2 0 0 17.38
Increase 0 -4.12 -0.08 0 13 0 0 8.8
FY 2002 0 3.38 7.8 0 15 0 0 26.18
Ecuador FY 2001 5.5 8.559 0 0 2.2 0 0 16.259
Increase 24.5 -2.079 0 20 16.8 1 0 60.221
FY 2002 30 6.48 0 20 19 1 0 76.48
Panama FY 2001 0.9 3.7 0 0 1 0 0 5.6
Increase 3.1 0.8 0 0 10 1 0 14.9
FY 2002 4 4.5 0 0 11 1 0 20.5
Peru FY 2001 2.2 29.071 9.23 25 23 0 0 88.501
Increase 7.8 -0.421 1.27 54 54 1 0 117.649
FY 2002 10 28.65 10.5 79 77 1 0 206.15
Venezuela FY 2001 0 0 0 0 1.2 0 0 1.2
Increase 0.5 0 0 0 8.8 0 0 9.3
FY 2002 0.5 0 0 0 10 0 0 10.5
Totals FY 2001 10.5 74.901 23.36 46 104.4 0 0 259.161
Increase 44 -6.811 1.34 246.5 334.1 4 0 623.129
FY 2002 54.5 68.09 24.7 292.5 438.5 4 0 882.29
INC 731
FMF 4
Other 150 147.29
Economic & Social 439.8 50%
Narcotics & Security 442.5 50%
Colombia 399 45%
Other Countries 483.3 55%

 


Type of Funds
2002
New Funding -- Program Highlights
     
COLOMBIA
399
 
Social Economic
146.5
Democracy
INC
20
Assists implementation of adversarial trial system with training for judges, prosecutor, and defense attorneys. Establishes additional "Casas de Justicia" to provide legal and judicial services in undeserved [sic] areas.
Human Rights programs provide protection for human rights workers, strengthen human rights institutions, and respond to human rights concerns. Provides programs to rehabilitate child soldiers.
Anti-corruption program strengthens official financial controls and increases civilian oversight of resources. Supports and trains units for investigation and prosecution of public corruption cases.
Peace process: Provides training in conflict management and negotiation to GOC representatives and monitoring assistance to NGO's and other civil society groups.
Alternative Development
INC
60.5
Voluntary eradication of coca and poppy crops through agriculture and productive projects, and environmental programs.
Local Governance and Civil Society programs improve efficiency and accountability and increase citizen oversight through a variety of social infrastructure and economic growth activities.
Internally Displaced Person -- Emergency Assistance
INC
7
Supports IO and NGO efforts to provide emergency relief assistance to internally displaced persons and programs to increase GOC capacity.
Internally Displaced mid-to-long term
INC
15
Supports IO and NGO programs to provide health, education and housing to internally displaced persons. Provides vocational training and employment programs. Also supports programs to expand social service capacity of local governments.
Promote the Rule of Law
INC
41.5
This program supports establishment of CNP/Fiscalía unit, provides assistance for reforming the criminal code, training prosecutors for asset forfeiture, anti-corruption money laundering and anti-kidnapping activities. The program will also support initiatives begun under the Colombia supplemental, such as: train judicial police assistance witness security, strengthen maritime enforcement and port security. Finally, it will support the bilateral case initiative and improve prison security. Support UN and NGO monitoring and improves security measures for [end of description]
Programs Support
INC
2.5
PD&S
Narcotics & Security
252.5
Train & Equip Security Forces
INC
13.5
Provides refresher and specialized training and equipment to the CN BDE [Counternarcotics Brigade] and other Army units supporting CN operations.
Aviation Support
INC
79.5
Provides training, operational support, logistical support, and capital investment for the Army's Huey II and UH-60 helicopters.
Infrastructure & Logistic Support
INC
26.5
Improves the infrastructure that supports CN operations. Focus will be on improving the facilities that support forward operations and aviation support. Force protection is a key element in the project.
Interdiction
INC
43
Provides logistical support, operational support, and improvements to aircraft and airfields that support interdiction.
Supports maritime, riverine and road interdiction. Includes improvements to surveillance aircraft, and operation support.
Eradication and CN operations (CNP)
INC
87.5
Eradication, Aviation support, training, equipment, infrastructure, and logistical support -- Supports CNP aviation modernization (UH-60, Huey II and Fixed wing aircraft), improves CNP infrastructure, provides operational and logistical support. Expands the CNP capability to eradicate drug crops with funds for research of technical and operational improvements to the eradication program. Provides operational support and crew training, upgrades aviation facilities, improves on airfield security and upgrades UH-1 helicopters to Huey II configuration. Also provides training for an additional CNP airmobile company and communications equipment for that and other units. Improves base security, constructs additional police bases (most on Colombia's borders), provides support for operations (fuel, rations, weapons, ammunition, etc.), and makes improvements to the CNP logistical system.
Program Support
INC
2.5
Supports PD&S
       
BOLIVIA
143.48
 
Social Economic
88.48
Democracy
DA
2.8
Increase citizen support for Bolivian democratic system with a focus on implementing the new code of criminal procedures, professionalizing prosecutors, and training other officials.
ESF
5
Rule of Law / Administration of Justice
INC
7
Supports structural judicial reform in Bolivia by providing training to judges, prosecutors and police and by helping the Government of Bolivia to establish new laws to modernize police authority, sentencing and the judicial branch.
Alternative Development
INC
40
Eliminates illegal and excess coca from Bolivia by supporting GOB efforts to provide licit economic alternatives to growing coca, including expansion of technology transfers, extension services, establishment of new agricultural processing facilities, paving roads and providing electricity to communities.
Economic growth
DA

3.5

The market access and poverty alleviation program will provide small farmers access to technology and markets and help create a private agriculture development foundation; the rural financing services program will increase the rural poor's access to credit and increase use of technology.
ESF
5
Health
CSD
6.4
Strengthens health knowledge and practices, improve coverage and quality of health services, and decentralize the health system. Programs include immunization, integrated prevention and management of childhood illnesses, promoting breastfeeding, improving maternal health, control infectious diseases, and strengthen reproductive health practices.
DA
14
Environment
DA
4.78
Expands support for indigenous forest management and increased forest exports, creates carbon sequestration opportunities, promotes conservation in the eastern slope of the Andes, increases environmental education initiatives, and broadens cleaner production in Bolivian industry.
Narcotics and Security
55
Ground Operations Support
INC
19.5
Supports land-based counternarcotics interdiction efforts which operate under the Bolivian Vice Ministry for Social Defense and its subordinate command, the Special Force for the fight Against Narcotics Trafficking (FELCN). This includes provision of operational, training and commodity support for the Police Rural Mobile Patrol (UMOPAR), the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR), the Canine unit, the Bolivian Army Green Devil Task Force (GDTF), the Chemical Control Unit, the Financial Investigative Unit (FIU), the Special Narcotics Prosecutors and the counternarcotics Intelligence programs.
Riverine Operations Support
INC
2.2
Provides training, operational and commodity support for the Bolivian Navy riverine counternarcotics unit called the Blue Devil Task Force.
Air Operations Support
INC
7.4
Provides training, operational and commodity support for the Red Devil Task Force, which is the Bolivian Air Force unit that flies INL helicopters and C-130 transport aircraft in support of counternarcotics missions.
Field Support / GOB Infrastructure
INC
5.9
Provides support to all of the INL regional offices in Bolivia for administrative and operational expenses not directly attributable to a single project -- such as American and local national personnel costs and benefits, travel and transportation expenses, real property rentals, utilities and other contracted services needed to provide support to CN projects within their jurisdictions. Includes support to the Garras Counternarcotics Training School in Chimore, vehicle support facilities throughout Bolivia, as well as commodities and operational support for the Bolivian Secretary for Social Defense, which is the Bolivian Government agency primarily responsible for formulating and implementing CN policies, programs and activities.
Eradication
INC
12.7
Supports coca eradication efforts by providing operational and commodity support to the Office of Agricultural Reconversion and Coca Crop Substitution (DIRECO), which has a staff of agronomists, surveyors and field agents who negotiate coca eradication agreements, supervise the destruction of coca crops and verify the measurements of destroyed fields, the Ecological Police, who provide protection to eradication forces and the Joint Eradication Task Force, which performs the eradication operations.
Public Diplomacy
INC
2.5
Provides financial support to Bolivian Non Government Organizations (NGOs) and the Bolivian Vice Ministry for Prevention to carry out drug awareness and prevention programs designed to garner support for USG/Bolivian-sponsored eradication, interdiction, alternative development and other counternarcotics programs, using surveys, polls, television spots and other programs.
Program Support
INC
3.8
Funds PD&S
Security Assistance
FMF
1
Will provide critically needed sustainment and support to CN related operations and provide for technical modernization of the military. Focus will be on equipment and sustainment support for the Army's 9th Division in the Chapare.
       
Brazil
26.18
 
Social & Econ
11.18
Environment
DA
3.38
Promote community forest management and organization, the production of non-timber forest products; assistance with intensification of agriculture productivity and identification of market opportunities for these and other forest products. Supports local capacity building and community organization, especially environmental education targeted at natural resource management. In addition, supports clean and efficient energy production and use.
Health
CSD
7.8
Strengthens local capacity where the concentration of AIDS and tuberculosis is highest (usually associated with areas of intense drug trafficking); provides assistance to children and youth in the cities where many inhabitants earn a living as drug "mulas," especially marginalized groups (children and adolescents); and promotes establishment of municipal children's rights councils and strengthens existing church-based organizations. Services include vocational training, formal and non-formal education and rehabilitation programs.
Narcotics and Security
15
Train & Equip Cn Forces
INC
14.2
Reinforces Brazil's border with Colombia and support SIVAM directed CN operations. Increase intelligence project capabilities and strengthen police counternarcotics infrastructure, enhance rule of law and administration of justice.
Drug Awareness / Reduction
INC
0.3
Work with NGOs and GOB on demand reduction programs.
Program Support
INC
0.5
PD&S
       
Ecuador
76.48
Social Econ
56.48
Democracy
ESF
10
Expand upon and strengthen administration of justice and rule of law, and promote public accountability of officials. Fight corruption and white-collar crime and promote consensus for reforms related to corruption, human rights and law enforcement. Promote decentralization, modernization of state and local governance.
Poverty Reduction
ESF
8
Promotes employment and income generation opportunities to reduce poverty through economic growth and microfinance programs. Provides range of support for small and microenterprises as well as through local government programs. Develop and expand basic social service infrastructure for access by poorest groups.
DA
1.38
Economic Growth -- Border Area Development
INC
20
Promotes agricultural and off farm employment alternatives aimed at providing alternatives to illicit activities with emphasis on border areas to help create "productive barriers" to the spread of the coca economy while reducing un- and underemployment and local poverty.
ESF
8
Environment
DA
5.1
Programs will target environmental assistance towards the northern border area, in particular focusing on the Cuyabeno and Yasuni reserves -- two globally significant areas in terms of their biological diversity. Both are managed by indigenous peoples groups and will benefit from land titling / demarcation of indigenous territories and development of environmentally-friendly productive alternatives such as ecotourism and non-timber forest products.
ESF
4
Narcotics & Security
20
Northern Border Security
INC
7.9
Assistance to the Ecuadorian military to strengthen its capacity to secure Ecuador's border with Colombia and to improve coordination between the Ecuadorian National Police (ENP) and the armed forces. Key elements in this project include training, radar maintenance support, operational and maintenance support for transport helicopters and airplanes, patrol boats and infrastructure support for the navy, and communications equipment, vehicles and logistical support.
Law Enforcement
INC
7.5
Strengthens the GOE presence on its border with Colombia by supporting new check points along the border and key roads, establishing a police complex at Lago Agrio, increasing the number of police involved in highway interdiction, providing communications and logistical equipment and support police operations. Funds will also support improvements to the investigative skill and ability of the national police, especially in areas of evidence handling, oral testimony, and accusatorial criminal justice procedures.
Sea and Airport Control
INC
3
Supports development of ENP port inspection units and construction of inspection facilities. Also establishes communications between inspection units and the Information center, provides training and inspection equipment.
Security Assistance
FMF
1
Will assist Ecuadorian Armed Forces in improving their interoperability and sustainability to effectively control the provinces on the border with Colombia. The focus will be on communications equipment, training, and sustainment support for key units (19th BDE, Special Operations Group, 9th Special Forces BN, Naval units in Esmeraldas, and aviation units).
Program Support
INC
0.6
PD&S
       
Venezuela
10.5
Social Econ
0.5
Promote Rule of Law
ESF
0.5
Will assist Venezuelan investigators and prosecutors of narco-traffickers. Builds on the new penal code and supports forensic labs and improves evidence handling procedures.
ESF will be used to assist in training judges, prosecutors and public defenders in Venezuela's criminal procedures code.
Narcotics and Security
10
Interdiction / Law Enforcement
INC
6.7
Program supports Venezuelan law enforcement investigations, cargo and airport control programs, interdiction in remote areas, chemical controls programs and assistance to prosecutors. Key activities include training prosecutors and law enforcement officials, providing basic investigative and coordination equipment (computers communications gear etc.), and enhancing law enforcement intelligence capabilities. Priority will be given to improving passenger and cargo screening at ports, airports and borders and enhancing precursor chemical controls.
Money Laundering
INC
0.7
Project assists the GOV in investigations, prosecutor training, and policy development. It will establish prosecutor / investigator teams for money laundering cases and advance policy to better control money
Drug Policy / Demand Reduction
INC
2
Assists the GOV with consumption studies, including a nation-wide epidemiological study. Support policy advances to direct treatment funding to affected populations.
Program Support
INC
0.6
Supports PD&S
       
Panama
20.5
Social Econ
8.5
Democracy
ESF
4
Support for fundamental justice sector policy changes in both the criminal and civil justice systems to achieve a faster, fairer and more open system of justice. Combat increasing problems with money laundering and drug trafficking, and chronic problems stemming from alien smuggling. Support Darien province development including assistance to selected communities through NGOs or GOP entities in improved production of sustainable agriculture; agro-forestry and reforestation activities, and environment initiatives.
Economic Growth - Environment
DA
4.5
Provides licit economic alternatives to illegal crop production and narcotics trafficking in the Canal Watershed through institutional strengthening of the organizations responsible for watershed management; strengthening communities in watershed management; assisting civil society organizations to support sustainable natural resources management; and local governments and private sector entities to develop the capacity to manage environmental factors.
Narcotics & Security
12
Criminal Justice
INC
0.7
Assists the GOP to develop a strategy for modernizing and improving its criminal justice institutions. Focuses technical assistance, agency leadership (CONAPRED, Justice, etc.) and on strengthening the law enforcement training academies. It will also integrate the law enforcement support projects to the Public Ministry, the Panamanian National Police, Maritime, Air and Immigration Services, and the Financial Intelligence Unit in support of national strategic objectives.
Law Enforcement
INC
9.1
Upgrades the Public Ministry by supporting mobile interdiction teams, technical detection, canine search units, etc. Improves the skills, mobility, command & control, and communications and intelligence capabilities of the PNP border units, including equipment and training. Strengthens Panama's ability to control the entry of transnational criminals, such as drug traffickers and alien smugglers by providing infrastructure, equipment and training at airports and border points of entry. Additionally, supports the National Maritime Service (SMN) Upgrade Project: Provides additional equipment to the SMN, upgrades existing equipment and vessels, and pays for infrastructure improvements such as facility upgrades at outlying locations, and assisting the SMN in planning a shipyard. The programs will also support the national Air Service as it determines projected air mobility requirements, conducts an assessment of its existing fleet and maintenance operations, and develops a modernization plan. Assistance will include a technical advisor and material assistance and training.
Demand Reduction
INC
0.2
Supports demand reduction and Public Diplomacy
Program Support
INC
1
Funds PD&S
Security Assistance
FMF
1
Program will support sustainment of Panama's National Air Service and its support for canal security and counternarcotics operations. The program will also support the national police with vehicles and spare parts, and the maritime service with sustainment support.
       
Peru
206.15
Social Econ
128.15
Democracy
ESF
10
Provides substantial support to Peru's transition to a modern, democratic state. Strengthens short and medium term election reform as model of democratic transition, provides assist modernizing and strengthening the role and independence of Congress; expands and strengthens administration of justice/ rule of law with emphasis on broader citizen participation in democratic processes; supports human rights, education for democracy, women's and minority rights, civil society strengthening, anti-corruption, and political party strengthening.
DA
2.53
Economic Growth
DA
5.92
Increase incomes for the poor by increasing access to markets, increasing availability of microfinance services, improving capacity of extremely poor to participate in the economy.
Environment
DA
4.3
Provides programs supporting environmental management in areas of pollution prevention, biodiversity, environmental health and awareness, parks in peril, reusable energy, other energy programs.
Health and Education
DA
15.9
Improve health for Peruvians at high risk by providing high quality basic health services, promoting behavioral changes and reproductive health, combating infectious disease, and providing girls with expanded educational opportunities.
CSD
10.5
Alternative Development
INC
79
Supports deepening and expanding commitment to sustained coca reduction in coca producing regions by promoting licit economic development and establishing social systems to sustain this development and the continued reduction of illicit coca. Key elements include improving access to markets, local ownership of the development process, additional credit support, and environmentally sustainable production systems.
Narcotics and Security
78
Law Enforcement
INC
51.4
Support for the Peruvian National Police in upgrading 14 UH1H helicopters to Huey II helicopters, its investigative efforts to seek and destroy opium poppy cultivation, riverine and expanded road interdiction programs, and intelligence efforts to dismantle major Peruvian trafficking organizations.
Eradication
INC
5
Supports CORAH coca eradication efforts, expand program to seek and destroy increasing opium poppy cultivation, enhanced mapping and verification of illicit and licit crop areas.
Armed Forces Support
INC
16
Riverine support for Peruvian Navy, Air Force C-26 sensor packages, Tucano engine upgrades, enhancements of forward operating sites.
Customs / Prosecutions
INC
0.6
Enhancements to customs port container interdiction, professionalization of narcotics prosecutors within Peruvian justice system.
Demand Reduction and Policy Development
INC
1
Supports for NGO and GOP demand reduction and education programs.
Program Support
INC
3
PD&S
Security Assistance
FMF
1
Program will sustain professionalism and technical proficiency of Peruvian forces on such matters as professional military education, post graduate school, flight training, maintenance courses and specialized courses for advanced equipment. This program will also sustain counterdrug air operations and riverine operations with spare parts, individual equipment, maintenance support, and in the case of the riverine program, support tugs.

 

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