FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FTF Policy Impact Studies
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) seeks to contract with a U.S. Land-Grant institution for a policy impact studies team to understand the contribution of improved agricultural policy and policy systems to agricultural transformation, inclusive agricultural growth, and reductions in poverty and hunger.
This notice identifies the Feed the Future (FTF) Policy Impact Studies to include: deadlines, legislative authority, eligibility and proposal requirements, funding restrictions, cost share requirements, allowable and unallowable costs, reporting requirements, program purpose and priorities, focus areas and recommended topics, application and submission information, application review, selection and notification process, agency program contact information, and mailing address.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance:
This program is listed in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance under 10.960.
Cost Reimbursable Agreement for U.S. Universities
Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Friday, September 26, 2014.
National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, as amended; Food and Agriculture Act of 1977., Public Law 095-113, 91 Stat. 113, 7 U.S.C 3319a, and 7 U.S.C. 3291.
FAS reviews proposed project costs to make certain those costs are reasonable to the project and allowable per applicable federal regulations. This program is subject to the provisions of OMB Circulars A-21, Cost Principles for Educational Institutions and A-122, Cost Principles for Nonprofit Organizations. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB circular No. A-87, Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments. University indirect costs for cost reimbursable agreements are limited to 10% of direct costs (7 CFR 3319a).