MANASSAS, Va., Nov. 19, 2002 — Cairo Corporation announced today that it has been awarded a one-year $487,675 contract with two one-year options and a not-to-exceed total order quantity of $1,990,680, to assist the U.S. Department of Agriculture in database upgrade and IV&V support for the Licensing and Registration Information System (LARIS) in USDA’s APHIS Animal Care organization.