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1.Signed on May 29, 2012 Signed on May 24, 2012 Entered into force on November 13, 2012
Upon signature below by both parties involved, the above
Appendix No. 8 to the Technical Assistance Agreement (Agreement)
dated July 13, 1987, is hereby amended as follows:

1. Section I, Purpose of Appendix, will be amended to read as
This Appendix between the Taipei Economic and Cultural
Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) and the
American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) provides a framework
through which the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), the
designated representative of AIT, can perform the following
reimbursable services for the Ministry of Economic Affairs
(MOEA), the designated representative of TECRO:
a. River restoration and river sediment management;
b. Turbidity current prediction and application;
c. Basin sediment management and reservoir management in
adaptation to climate change;
d. Dam and levee breaching;
e. Technical training in areas of interest to MOEA;
f. Promotion of R&D results to other places (initiated and
led by MOEA and assisted by Reclamation);

The techniques, guidelines, models, training, and technology
transfer programs being developed under this Appendix are for
the benefit of TECRO ’ s designated representative, MOEA,
and other organizations in Taiwan.

Implementing Arrangements describing the specific activities
to be conducted under this Appendix shall be concluded by AIT
and TECRO on an annual basis after consultations have been
completed between AIT and its designated representative,
Reclamation, and TECRO and its designated representative,
MOEA. Each Implementing Arrangement shall be subject to the
terms of the Agreement, and if there is a conflict between
any provision(s) of an Implementing Arrangement and the
Agreement, then applicable provisions of the Agreement shall

2. Section II, Estimated Cost of Services, will be amended to
read as follows:
The estimated annual cost for the services to be provided by
AIT ’ s designated representative, Reclamation, is $170,000,
and the total cost for the 5-year service is $850,000. AIT
will bill TECRO for actual costs incurred, but those costs
are not to exceed the estimated costs without prior approval
from TECRO, or its designated representative, MOEA. These
costs include base salary, benefits, administrative overhead,
travel, per diem, computer and other associated costs. MOEA
may request Reclamation to undertake additional work above
and beyond the baseline amount of $170,000 and this work will
be budgeted for separately. The actual annual costs, however,
are subject to the available funding provided by MOEA and the
actual Reclamation services pursuant to this Appendix.

3. Section IV, Duration, will be amended to read as follows:
This Appendix will become effective from the date November
13, 2012, and will remain in effect for five years. Either
party may terminate this Appendix as provided for in Article
XI of the Agreement.

4. Section III, Financial Provisions, and the articles of the
Agreement remain in effect.


Ta-Tung Chang Barbara J. Schrage
Deputy Representative Managing Director

May 29, 2012 May 24, 2012
Date Date