USAID/New Delhi: Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS) India – Ag Tech Challenge

Deadline: 31 January 2018

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is issuing this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to seek participants to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate on research and development interventions to address development challenges for food and nutrition security in Asia.

The intent of the BAA is to allow co-creation and co-design to the maximum extent to create high quality, effective partnerships with great efficiency in time and resources.

Target Sectors

  • Seeds and Fertilizers
  • Fisheries and feed technologies
  • Nutrition-sensitive agriculture/aquaculture
  • Post-harvest processing and cold storage technologies
  • Precision agriculture and sustainable agriculture technologies
  • Small-holder mechanization and finance
  • Business process innovations
  • Livestock and dairy production

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
  • Award Ceiling: $3,000,000
  • Award Floor: $1,000,000

Eligibility Criteria

Public, private, for-profit, and nonprofit organizations, as well as institutions of higher education, public international organizations, non-governmental organizations, U.S. and non-U.S. governmental organizations, multilateral and international donor organizations are eligible under this BAA. All organizations must be determined to be responsive to the BAA and sufficiently responsible to perform or participate in the final award type.

How to Apply

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

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