The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Government of Sweden invite eligible organizations to respond to Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Competition.
This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is for a funding competition component of this Grand Challenge for Development, designed to address barriers to enable the production of more food with less water and/or make more water available for food production, processing, and distribution. The BAA describes the purpose of the program and the types of activities that it will fund; indicates the process for preparing and submitting proposals; and outlines criteria that will be used to evaluate the proposals.
Through this competition, Securing Water for Food anticipates disbursing $15 million USD in award funding. Individual awards are expected to be between $100,000 USD and $3,000,000 USD depending on the type of funding requested. The period of performance for individual awards is up to three years; the actual period of performance for each award will be determined at the time of award.
The deadline for applications is 17th January 2014.
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