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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.
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.
Feb 12, 2009
Feb 26, 2009
Nov 30, 2009
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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"