Tuesday, 19 April 2016

USAID Sustainable Water Partnership: Increasing Resilience to Water Security Risk

Deadline: 16 May 2016
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. or non-U.S. organization, individual, non-profit, for-profit entity or private and public institutions of higher education to fund a program entitled “Sustainable Water Partnership (SWP)” with an aim to increase resilience to water security risk at the basin, sub-basin, or local catchment scale.
The activity will be designed to support USAID and host country governments in safeguarding access to adequate quantities of acceptable quality water for sustaining livelihoods, human well-being, socio-economic development, and the protection of ecosystem services that underpin the development objectives.
Focus Countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda
Funding Information
§  Subject to funding availability, USAID intends to provide up to $65 million in total USAID funding over a five-year period.
§  The period of performance anticipated herein is five (5) years. The start date will be upon the signature of the award, estimated to be on or about September 2016.
Approaches
§  Increasing the understanding of men’s and women’s roles and relations and integration of gender and sustainable management of water.
§  Transparency in planning and decision making
§  Stakeholder dialogue and engagement
§  Training, capacity-building, and action
§  Monitoring and evaluation
Eligibility Criteria
§  Applications may be submitted by any U.S. or non-U.S. organization, individual, non-profit, for-profit entity, or private and public institutions of higher education.
§  USAID welcomes applications from organizations which have not previously received financial assistance from USAID.
§  Applicants must have established financial management, monitoring and evaluation processes, internal control systems, and policies and procedures that comply with established U.S. Government standards, laws, and regulations.
§  The Recipient must be a responsible entity.
How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit their application forms electronically via given website.
For more information, please email to goodgovernanceforum@gmail.com

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