Deadline: 31 July 2016
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. or non-U.S. organization to fund an activity entitled “Strengthening Multi-sectoral Nutrition Programming through Implementation Science” with an aim to conduct implementation science research for development, testing and refinement of new and improved approaches, interventions and policies in Bangladesh for improved delivery of multisectoral nutrition services in high stunting areas in the Feed the Future (FTF) Zone.
The objective of this award is to conduct a small number of multiyear mixed method research studies that may be experimental in design, or using nonexperimental methods, related primarily to advancing implementation of nutrition programs for adolescents, pregnant and lactating women and children under the age of two.
- Nutrition Researchers: Resident scientists and academics who are interested in conducting implementation research and/or delivery science in nutrition related sectors in Bangladesh.
- Nutrition Policy Makers and Managers: Government of Bangladesh officials, members of technical advisory groups and technical working groups, and other influential stakeholders responsible for policy making and implementation of public sector nutrition programs.
- Increased availability of evidence to guide multisectoral nutrition programming implementation
- Improved capacity to use evidence to inform policy and programmatic decision-making.
- Subject to funding availability, USAID intends to provide up to $21,800,000 in total funding over a five year period
- The period of performance anticipated herein is five (5) years, beginning on the effective date of the award.
- Applicants must be nongovernmental U.S. and non U.S. entities and individuals, otherwise there is no restriction.
- Entities such as nonprofit organizations, profit making concerns, Private Voluntary Organizations (PVOs), Public International Organizations (PIOs), faithbased and community organizations, educational institutions, etc. are eligible to submit applications.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit their application forms electronically via given website.
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