In 2003 Trade Minister Mark Vaile announced that "Collaboration between South Australian-based SAGRIC International, CSIRO and US firm DAI has resulted in a US$120 million contract to support the rehabilitation of Iraq’s agriculture sector". The grant was awarded by the US Agency for International Development 
Resources and articles
- Sagric International, Aid Watch, accessed September 14, 2007.
- US-Australian Consortium Wins US$120 Million Contract for Agriculture Sector Rehabilitation in Iraq, Hon Mark Vaile, accessed September 14, 2007.