Global Food Security Response: Africa Action Plan

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Global Food Security Response: Africa Action Plan: The purpose of this Annual Program Statement (APS) is to publish information about the intention of USAID's Bureau for Africa to fund proposals to contribute to the objectives of the Global Food Security Response through forming public-private and/or private-private alliances to support the development of effective staple food value-chains in West Africa. This APS provides prospective recipients with an opportunity to develop and submit applications for U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID) funding in the area of Economic Growth focused on increasing food security. This APS describes the strategy, the APS application process, the criteria for evaluating applications, and information on administration of awards and point of contract.
Federal Grant Title: Global Food Security Response: Africa Action Plan
Federal Agency Name: Agency for International Development
Grant Categories: Food and Nutrition
Type of Opportunity: Continuation
Funding Opportunity Number: USAID-AFR-APS-LMA-09-001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2009 Subject to the availability of funds, USAID intends to make up to 12 awards in the range of $2,000,000 to $5,000,000 with a length of activity period between two and five years. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning in May. Proposals to be considered for the first round must be submitted by April 20, 2009. All applications must be submitted by October 31, 2009. USAID reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted.
Original Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2009 Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This APS will have at least two reviews for proposals, with the first expected to take place in March 2009. Proposals to be considered for the first round must be submitted by February 28, 2009. Additional submission dates will be determined after the deadline for the first submission.
Posted Date: Feb 12, 2009
Creation Date: Feb 26, 2009
Archive Date: Nov 30, 2009
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Grant Announcement Contact
Alfreda Thomas
email [althomas@usaid.gov]

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