Feed the Future Bangladesh launches Nutrition Sensitive Aquaculture Promotion Announcement (NSAPA)

Deadline: 27 July 2019

Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity has launched the Nutrition Sensitive Aquaculture Promotion Announcement (NSAPA) to private sector and organizations interested in submitting an application form on ideas/concept notes that would promote nutrition sensitive aquaculture in the Feed the Future ZOI and ZOR to achieve the Activity’s objectives of inclusive economic growth and improve nutrition awareness and practices.

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Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity is a five-year award by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to WorldFish to sustain positive aquaculture sector growth through an inclusive market system approach. The Activity aims to improve the sustainable livelihoods for a large number of smallholder farmers and other stakeholders linked to aquaculture value chains in USAID’s Feed the Future Zone of Influence (ZOI) and the Zone of Resilience (ZOR).

The Activity will stimulate aquaculture sector growth, increase employment and incomes, and improve food and nutritional security for households. It will serve a facilitating role by coordinating linkages among the value chain actors in the private, public, and civil society sectors of the country.

Goal and Objectives

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The goal of the Activity is to achieve inclusive aquaculture sector growth through a market system approach. Specific objectives are:

  • Increased productivity of aquaculture production systems
  • Strengthened aquaculture market systems, with particular attention to expanding opportunities for women and youth
  • Increased awareness and adoption of nutrition-related behaviors, with a particular focus on women and youth

Potential Aquaculture/Nutrition Intervention Areas

  • Increase knowledge on nutrition-sensitive aquaculture through fish and pond dike vegetable cultivation at the household level.
  • Increase nutritional awareness and practices at household level through social and behavior change communication (SBCC) programs.
  • Promote innovative SBCC to increase nutrition awareness and practice of diet diversity among the pregnant & lactating women, under-five children and youth group of rural households.
  • Increase gender-integrated nutrition awareness and practices (consumption of nutritious food, dietary diversity and hygiene practices) at the household level through social and behavior change communication (SBCC) programs.
  • Promote consumption of micronutrient-rich small fish and vegetables, especially in women, adolescent girls and young children
  • Enhance men and boys engagement at the in maternal & child nutrition and care practices.
  • Increase the personal and environmental hygiene practices at the household level.

Funding Information

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  • Grant Amount – Up to USD 250,000
  • Project Duration – Initially One Year

Who Can Participate?

NSAPAs are open to all private sector companies and organizations legally registered in Bangladesh. Women and youth-focused private sector and organizations are highly encouraged to apply.

  • Non Profit Organizations
  • Associations, Local Service Providers (LSPs), Community based Organizations (CBOs), and others.
  • Women and Youth owned companies/enterprises/associations.
  • Small and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs)
  • Disabled/marginalized associations/ organizations

Criteria

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  • Private sector companies and organizations must be registered with relevant government licensing bodies. Non-Government Organization (NGO) applicants must have a valid registration with the NGO Affairs Bureau and or Department of Social Services and at least five years’ experience in similar projects.
  • Grantees must hold a separate bank account.
  • Proposals by private sector companies and organizations must be relevant to the priority objectives and activities of the Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity, and fulfill specific areas of need at community level in the Feed the Future ZOI.
  • Proposals must have clear and operational definitions of objectives or milestones, with specific linkages to the Activity.
  • Co-investment is encouraged, either in-kind and/or cost share. The source of investment CANNOT come from other US Government funding sources. The cost share percentage will be determined during the development of the detailed proposals and budget.
  • Prior experience in implementing nutrition projects, aquaculture and supply chain management and demonstrated success in capacity building, providing support to smallholder farmers and market linkages of final beneficiaries are preferred.
  • Private sectors and organizations should demonstrate capacity in their programming, financial management and organizational capability e.g., functioning board, competent staff.
  • Proposers must be willing to provide annual reports including (but not limited to) financial audited reports, human resource and financial manual/policies, implementation plans, procurement policies, security plans, client lists, staff timesheet etc.
  • Proposers must be willing and be able to enter into a sub-grant arrangement with WorldFish.
  • Private sectors and organizations owned by or consisting of women, minority groups, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and will be given priority.
  • The idea/concept notes must comply with environmental mitigation measures required by USAID and the Government of Bangladesh (GoB).
  • Ideas/concept notes should be gender and youth responsive and nutrition sensitive.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted electronically via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit https://www.worldfishcenter.org/landing-page/call-proposal-nutrition-sensitive-aquaculture-promotion

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