Pastoralists Areas Resilience Improvement and Market Expansion (PRIME)

The summary for the Pastoralists Areas Resilience Improvement and Market Expansion (PRIME) 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 Ethiopia USAID Addis Ababa, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Pastoralists Areas Resilience Improvement and Market Expansion (PRIME): Pastoralists Areas Resiliency Improvement and Market Expansion (PRIME) is a five year project aimed to increase household incomes and improve the resiliency and adaptive capacity of pastoral communities to climate change through market expansion. PRIME will be implemented in selected districts (woredas) of Somali, Afar and Oromia Regions targeting 250,000 households as direct beneficiaries PRIME's overall goal is to reduce hunger and poverty. The project objective is to increase household incomes and enhance resilience to climate change through market linkages. The design and implementation of the project is based on the interaction between 'climate change, pastoralism/livestock and chronic vulnerability' The attainment of these objectives is through a multiple approach; (a) fostering the growth and competitiveness of livestock value chains; (b) addressing the needs of the very poor and chronically food insecure households through reaching down to this population through value chain interventions and addressing their needs through interventions; (c) improving the policy environment through a continuous evaluation and learning process through collaboration and linkages.
Federal Grant Title: Pastoralists Areas Resilience Improvement and Market Expansion (PRIME)
Federal Agency Name: Ethiopia USAID Addis Ababa
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 663-12-000005
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 98.001
CFDA Descriptions: USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
Current Application Deadline: Mar 27, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Mar 27, 2012
Posted Date: Feb 17, 2012
Creation Date: Feb 17, 2012
Archive Date: Apr 26, 2012
Total Program Funding: $48,750,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $48,750,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
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
Satish Kumar Senior Contracts Specialist Phone 231-77098706 []
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