Scientific Cooperation Research Program

The summary for the Scientific Cooperation Research Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Foreign Agricultural Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Scientific Cooperation Research Program: The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) announces the availability of funding through cost reimbursable agreements for the Scientific Cooperation Research Program (SCRP) for fiscal year (FY) 2013. The objective of SCRP is to reduce global poverty and hunger by supporting applied scientific research, extension, or education projects that aim to address challenges faced by smallholder farmers in emerging economies. All proposals should focus on addressing agricultural challenges to smallholders. The definition of smallholders differs between countries and agro-ecological zones. For the purposes of this announcement smallholders, as defined by the World Bank, are farmers that own or lease less than 124 acres of land (less than 50 hectares). This land must be used to support subsistence or cash crop farming. All proposals should address one of the three focus areas: improving agricultural productivity, creating sustainable agricultural systems, or building regional or global trade capacities. All proposals should also utilize the scientific communities' accumulated knowledge and technologies to help aid in developing "practical" solutions to these challenges. All proposals must include foreign collaborations and may not exceed two years. Funding may be allocated to foreign collaborators through sub-awards. Priority consideration will be given to: Minority Serving Institutions (MSI), Proposals focused on challenges faced by women, Proposals with cost-share.Total funding per project may not exceed $40,000 for duration of project. Eligible countries: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Kenya, Mozambique, and Tanzania
Federal Grant Title: Scientific Cooperation Research Program
Federal Agency Name: Foreign Agricultural Service
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCRP-2013-RFA
Type of Funding: Other
CFDA Numbers: 10.961
CFDA Descriptions: Scientific Cooperation and Research
Current Application Deadline: Jan 04, 2013
Original Application Deadline: Jan 04, 2013
Posted Date: Nov 26, 2012
Creation Date: Nov 28, 2012
Archive Date: Feb 03, 2013
Total Program Funding: $160,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $40,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Cost - Reimbursable Agreement
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses
Grant Announcement Contact
Jamilah Fagbene Phone 202-720-3160 Khaliaka Meardry 202-731-6191

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