Program Number: 47835
Title: Feed the Future Asia Innovative Farmers Activity
Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development
SYNOPSIS: USAID seeks to catalyze regional efforts to develop,
test, share, adapt and scale agricultural technology in Asia.
Established Date: 05/21/2015
Follow-Up Date: 08/01/2015
Review Date: 05/21/2015
Contact: Karittha Jenchiewchan, Procurement Specialist
Deadline Ind: Receipt
Deadline Open: No
Applications are due June 1, 2015, at 4:00 pm Bangkok local time.
Award Type(s): Collaborative Project
Citizenship/Country of Applying Institution:
Locations Tenable: Asian Institution
Appl Type(s): Institution, Non-Specific
Target Group(s): NONE
Funding Limit: $15,000,000 MAXIMUM
Duration: 5 YEAR(s)
Indirect Costs: Unspecified
Cost Sharing: Yes
Sponsor Type: NONE
Geo. Restricted: NO RESTRICTIONS
OBJECTIVES: The United States? Feed the Future (FTF)
Presidential Initiative targets food security, poverty reduction, and improved nutrition with a primary focus in Asia. It is anticipated that funds under any resulting agreement(s) may be used to provide assistance to the following countries: Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam with possible provision of technical support to Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal.
In addition, USAID/RDMA serves as a regional mission for FTF, supporting the investments of the FTF countries through regional coordination, facilitation, and knowledge sharing.
To be eligible for an award, the Applicant must submit their application, in its entirety. Interested organizations should successfully demonstrate in their applications that they are capable of and have the capacity to implement activities in the Asia Region.
U.S. and non-U.S. NGOs are eligible to submit applications. For the purposes of this RFA, NGOs include any incorporated entity, either non-profit or for-profit, other than a governmental organization. To be eligible for award of a cooperative agreement, in addition to other conditions of this RFA, organizations must be politically neutral, and have a commitment to non-discrimination with respect to beneficiaries and adherence to equal opportunity employment practices.
Non-discrimination includes equal treatment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, gender, and political affiliation.
USAID expects to award one or more cooperative agreement to implement the Asian Ag Tech Activity as described in Section 1, Funding Opportunity Description, of this RFA. Subject to the availability of funds, up to $15 million is available for a five-year program estimated to run from September 2015 to August 2020. A cost share of 10% of the USAID/RDMA core-funded program amount is required for this award. The total program amount is the sum of USAID funding and the Applicant?s contribution or cost share amount. Source:
Grants.gov (05/19/15). (tld)