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Awards of up to US$350 thousand to strengthen the East Africa region capacity to meet international phytosanitary standards
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) seeks to strengthen and further the technical assistance to the East Africa region to increase governmental capacity to meet international phytosanitary standards. USDA seeks partners with whom to collaborate to build the capacity of Economic Community of East African States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda). The initial award will be US$150 thousand. A total of US$500 thousand may be available over the lifetime of the project. Eligible applicants are state cooperative institutions or other colleges and universities in the United States. The closing date for applications is 31 July 2020.
Opportunity Information
Africa - Eastern Africa
Funding support

Detailed Opportunity Information

All applicants must have an active registration in the SAM database at https://www.sam.gov – pending or expired registrants are not eligible. This requirement must be met by the closing date of the announcement and will not be waived. Please contact the program officer listed if you have questions about this requirement.
In addition to obtaining a DUNS number and registering in SAM, you must also obtain Level 2 eAuthentication to apply for this funding opportunity in ezFedGrants (eFG). You must submit an online form requesting access. Normally you will receive an email within 24 hours of your submission, if your request is approved. After this occurs, you will need to schedule an appointment with an LRA. Once you meet with the LRA, your Level 2 eAuthentication should be granted within 2 to 3 days after that meeting. See Section D of this NOFO for detailed information.

Grants (https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=327964)

Linkages to CBD Initiatives
1. Awareness of biodiversity values
2. Integration of biodiversity values
4. Use of natural resources
9. Invasive Alien Species
12. Preventing extinctions
13. Agricultural biodiversity
14. Essential ecosystem services
19. Biodiversity knowledge
Agricultural Biodiversity
Scientific and Technical Cooperation
Biodiversity for Development
Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Transfer of Technology and Cooperation
South-South Cooperation
Contact Person
Pending Approval
Mary Ensch

U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, District of Columbia
20250, United States of America

: Mary.Ensch@usda.gov
: 2027918483 |
Primary Organization
Pending Approval
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, District of Columbia
20250, United States of America

: BolaugFellowships@usda.gov
: +1 202 720-2791 |

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