Contract with the Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture
Asseco Poland SA, being the legal successor of ABG SA, signed a 20 million zloty contract with the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture (ARMA).
The agreement concluded on 23 December 2009 provides for services related to maintenance and modification of the Agency's information systems, namely OFSA, OFSA-PROW, and RG. These services shall be rendered in the period from January till December 2010.
The contract covers proprietary systems developed by ABG that are utilized by ARMA in order to handle the structural funds for agriculture and fishing (OFSA system); to support the activities under the Rural Development Programme for the years 2007-2013 (OFSA-PROW system) as well as to gather and update data (RG – the Register of Farms). Apart from maintenance services, Asseco Poland shall implement software modifications required due to legislative amendments or intended to improve functionality of the above-mentioned systems.
ABG has maintained a long-term cooperation with ARMA. Acting independently or as a subcontractor of HP, the company executed a number of projects concerning delivery of IT systems for handling of EU direct payments to farmers (IACS, OFSA, PROW, the Register of Farms and many others). Whereas, having been subcontracted by Oracle, ABG implemented for ARMA an integrated system for management of the Agency's accounts, finance, procurements, and property, as well as for support of the functions within accounting and finance, HR and payroll, and debt collection.